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

Arthur Neil FIH MI

Life Member, N/A

Arthur started his training in the Glasgow Central Hotel in 1946 and went to the Scottish Hotel School in 1947 1949. This was followed by two years National Service in the Army Catering Corps as a Mes…

Philip Newman-Hall MI

General Manager, Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons

Philip is Director and General Manager at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons. This is his second term at Le Manoir, having been asked by Raymond Blanc to return to oversee the continuing expansion of…

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

Complex General Manager, Starhotels : The Franklin : The Pelham : The Gore

After obtaining an HND at Middlesex Polytechnic Tom 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 for…