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

Theresa Maw FIH MI

General Manager, County Hall Marriott Hotel

As General Manager at London Marriott Park Lane Hotel, Theresa was the first woman to open a prestigious Park Lane hotel as General Manager. More recently, she spent five years as General Manager at t…

James McComas FIH

General Manager, Eastwell Manor Hotel and Spa

A Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality, James joined Champneys as General Manager of Eastwell Manor Hotel and Spa in June 2020. He attended Cranfield under the Innholders Scholarship scheme in June…

Andrew McKenzie FIH MI

Managing Director, The Vineyard at Stockcross

Since 1998 Andrew has been Managing Director of the Peter Michael Collection, a leisure group based around Newbury, Berkshire, that includes the Vineyard at Stockcross, Donnington Valley Hotel and Gol…

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…