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

Bernard Murphy FIH MI

Group Managing Director, Ralph Trustees Ltd

Bernard’s career started in London in the nineties, when he worked for The Churchill Inter-Continental and The Britannia Inter-Continental Hotels in London. He moved to Gleneagles in 1995 and held a v…

Harry Murray MBE FIH MI

President, HOSPA Hospitality Professionals Association 2018 to Present

Harry managed a number of 5 Star International Hotels before establishing his career as one of the UK’s leading hoteliers at The Imperial Hotel Torquay. In 1994 he was appointed MD of the Cape Sun Int…

Philip Newman-Hall MI

Hospitality Advisor, PNH.Hotelier

After 50 years of working in Hospitality I am now semi-retired but am happy to assist both properties and individuals in developing their businesses or their careers. Highlights of my 50 years includ…

Kate Nicholls OBE MI

Chief Executive, UKHospitality

Kate Nicholls OBE has been CEO of UKHospitality, the powerful voice representing the broad hospitality sector, since its inception in 2018, having previously worked as CEO and Strategic Affairs Direct…

John O’Carroll FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

John graduated with Honours from Shannon College of Hotel Management in 1972 and joined the Trust House Forte Graduate Development Programme, spending time at Cornell University, New York. After appoi…

Michael O’Dwyer FIH MI

Managing Director, HGS Partnership

Michael O’Dwyer was born and raised in Ireland and graduated with First Class Honours,from the Shannon College of Hotel Management. His hotel career began in the UK with Trusthouse Forte where he held…