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

Beppo Buchanan-Smith FIH MI

Hospitality Consultant, Duchal Estate Consultancy

Beppo entered the family business in 1992, which had been created by his parents in 20 years earlier initially for a 6 month period but he became hooked on the hotel industry. In 1999 Beppo he formed…

Patrick Burke FIH MI

Owner & Managing Director, The Atlantic Hotel and Ocean Restaurant, Jersey

Patrick gained an honours degree at the University of Surrey. This was followed by five years management experience at the Carlton Tower, Knightsbridge and the Intercontinental at Hyde Park Corner. He…

Stephen Carter OBE FIH MI

Non Executive Director, Various Companies

After graduating from the University of Surrey, he began his career working in various locations throughout Scotland. He opened the first Holiday Inn in Scotland and remained with Holiday Inns Incorpo…

Mark Chambers FIH MI

Managing Director, Eden Hotel Collection

Mark Chambers MI FIH is the Group Managing Director for Eden Hotel Collection - a privately owned group of nine luxury hotels, restaurants & spas situated across five counties including the iconic…

James B. Clarke FIH MI

General Manager, Hilton London Bankside

James B. Clarke is General Manager at the Hilton London Bankside, the award-winning hotel located in the heart of London's Cultural Quarter! Bankside is a Hotel that has a passion for its Team, Custom…

Chris Cole FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

A founder member of Small Luxury Hotels, Christopher was responsible for changing a private house in Wiltshire into Lucknam Park, a 42 bedroom luxury hotel which won the Hotel of the Year award in 199…