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

Michele Mella FIH MI

General Manager, Barnsley House

Michele graduated from Hotel School in his native Italy back in 1986. His early years were spent working in 5* Hotels in Italy and Germany. In 1989 he moved to London working for Claridge’s and The D…

Ian Merrick FIH MI

Operations Director, Essential Living Management

Ian has spent over 30 years in the industry, starting as a Savoy Hotel Trainee in 1977. He moved through various departments within the Savoy Group, joining the management team at the Berkeley in 1984…

Stephen Miles FIH MI

Co-founder, Hospitality Associates

Stephen has enjoyed 45 years in the industry starting with a Chef’s apprenticeship with Trust House Forte, then moving into management and then working in senior roles within general management, regio…

Paul Milsom FIH MI

Chairman,, Milsom Hotels

A graduate of the University of Surrey, with a degree in hotel and catering management, Paul is Chairman and Managing Director of Milsom Hotels and restaurants, incorporating Le Talbooth Restaurant, M…

David Morgan-Hewitt FIH MI

Managing Director, The Goring

Having studied law and history at Durham University, David moved to London in 1986 to work in restaurants. In 1989 he moved into the hotel world working with Robin Shepherd before starting at the end…

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…