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 Stauss FIH MI

Regional Vice President & General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane

John was appointed General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel London on Park Lane in October 1994, having previously been the General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Nevis, West Indies. Two years later, he…

Andrew Stembridge BA (Hons) FIH MI

Executive Director, Iconic Luxury Hotels

Andrew Stembridge is the driving force and strategic vision behind Iconic Luxury Hotels, a collection of some of the UK's most notable hotels including Cliveden, Chewton Glen, Lygon Arms, 11 Cadogan G…

David Taylor FIH MI

Chief Operating Officer, The Lore Group

David’s career began as a trainee with Hyatt International in Birmingham. He then went on to gain practical experience with both Jarvis and Forte Hotels. In 1999 he joined the opening management team…

Debbie Taylor FIH MI

Leadership Consultant and Executive Coach, Leadership Consultancy

Debbie was previously General Manager at the Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, where she became the first woman General Manager in the hotel’s 101 year history. Debbie joined The Old Course Hotel in 2007, to…

Peter Taylor OBE FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Peter Taylor owns and leads the very successful Town House Company in Edinburgh. Started by Peter in 1990 with the redevelopment of 5 town houses into the 46 room Channings, the company now owns 3 fur…

Philip Taylor Taylor MI


After attending Exeter School, Philip Taylor studied at Bournemouth Catering College where he obtained a National Diploma in Catering and Hotel Management in 1968. He immediately joined Myddleton Hote…