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

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…

Ricci Orbertelli FIH MI

Chairman, Ricci Obertelli Consultants

Riccardo was appointed to his current position as CEO/VP of Operations for the Dorchester Group in 1996. Previous to this he was General Manager and a Director of The Dorchester, London. After a train…

Thomas Orchard FIH MI

Regional General Manager, The Metropolitan by COMO

After obtaining an HND at Middlesex Polytechnic Thomas ventured to the Caribbean to work for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. On returning to the UK he joined Hanbury Manor and worked at the Rock Resort f…

Andrew Oxley FIH MI

General Manager, Burford Bridge Hotel

Andrew is currently General Manager at the Burford Bridge Hotel l where he has been since April 2019. In 1997, Andrew graduated from the Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies (as wa…

Ramon Pajares OBE FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Graduating with a degree from the Institute of Hotel Studies in Madrid, Ramon served with the Spanish Navy after working in The Hotel Ritz in Barcelona. His work then took him to England, France, Germ…