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

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, Down Hall Country House Hotel

Andrew is currently General Manager at Down Hall Country House Hotel where he has been since April 2014. In 1997, Andrew graduated from the Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies (as…

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…

Duncan Palmer FIH MI

Regional Vice President – Europe,, The Langham London

After graduating from Westminster College in 1980 Duncan gained experience in various establishments in this country before joining the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in 1984, working at their hotels i…