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

Peter Banks MI

Managing Director, Rudding Park Ltd

Peter’s hospitality career spans 34 years, having joined the Savoy Management Trainee Programme in 1986. After stints are St Andrew’s Old Course Hotel and the London Hilton on Park Lane, the last 24…

Gareth Banner MI

Managing Director, The Ned, Soho House Hotels


Tig Barrasford FIH MI

Life Member, N/A

Tig Barrasford’s career began in 1968 as a trainee manager with Grand Metropolitan Hotels, having obtained the National Diploma in Hotelkeeping and Catering at the Llandrillo Technical College in Colw…

Graeme C Bateman

Managing Director, Elite Hotels

Graeme has been Managing Director of Elite Hotels comprising of Ashdown Park Hotel, East Sussex, Tylney Hall Hotel, Hampshire, The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne and Luton Hoo Hotel, Bedfordshire since 1998…

Willy Bauer FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Willy Bauer has been active in the hotel and leisure industry since 1960. Educated in Germany and Switzerland, he attended the Hotel School Heidelberg where he was awarded a Diploma in Hotel Managemen…

Sally Beck

General Manager, Royal Lancaster London

Sally Beck is General Manager of Royal Lancaster London, one of London’s largest independent hotels, with 411 bedrooms, three restaurants and bars and some of the largest banqueting space in Europe. …