Find out about Our Members

The Master Innholders is a well respected, prestigious force within the hotel industry – an elite corps which is publicly recognised as a standard bearer for the industry.

It aims to influence standards and extend professionalism within the industry; to promote consideration, study, discussion and research in the areas affecting hotel management including management development, training, education and recruitment.

All Members

Franco Galgani BA FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Educated at Florence Hotel School in Italy and in the UK with a BA in Arts and Social Sciences, Franco’s career progressed through the Continent and Britain. General Management positions have included…

Jorge Gertrudes MI

Regional Operations Director, Home Grown Hotels

Jorge’s career in hospitality began in 1996, spending his formative years working for Four Seasons and Vila Gale Group in Portugal. In 2001 Jorge moved to the UK, joining the Hotel du Vin group an…

Marco Gervasoni FIH MI

General Manager, Brooklands Hotel

Marco started his career as a graduate trainee for Marriott Whitbread Hotels in UK, joined the Sheraton Hotels group based in Belgium and after 8 years re-joined Marriott in UK. Over his 10 years with…

Mark Godfrey FIH MI

Managing Director, Deer Park Country House

Mark started his career with De Vere hotels as a trainee manager and spent eight years working in the Dormy Hotel, Ferndown, The Grand Hotel, Brighton and The De Vere Swindon where he was appointed De…

Sam Goss FIH MI

General Manager, Accor Hotels

Sam grew up in the Isle of Man working in the kitchen of a local celebrity chef before he went onto undertake a Hospitality degree at Bournemouth University which included a year’s industrial placemen…

Stephen Gow MI

General Manager, The Chester Hotel Aberdeen

Stephen Gow has 40 years’ experience in hotel management, beginning his career as a management trainee with British Transport Hotels in Edinburgh. He is general manager of The Chester Hotel in Aberdee…