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

James B. Clarke FIH MI

General Manager, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel

James B. Clarke is General Manager of Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London. He is a dynamic and experienced hotelier with a passion for developing and nurturing the future talent of the industry, thro…

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…

David Connell FIH MI

Group Operations Director, Exclusive Collection

With over 30 years’ experience in the hospitality sector David has built a career on the back of a strong Food and Beverage focus with an ethos on quality and providing great hospitality. Having wo…

Robert Cook MI

N/A, N/A

Robert was born and brought up in the hotel industry in Scotland & graduated from Robert Gordon University in 1985 Robert, is is now regarded as a veteran of developing lifestyle hotel brands in the U…

Dr Hilary Cooke FIH MI

Director, Merlin Consultancy

Been in love with hotels for my entire career and passionate about developing leadership and management skills at all levels as the future of our industry. I enable leaders and teams in hospitality to…

Graham Copeman FIH MI

General Manager, Pennyhill Park

Following graduation from the University of Surrey, Graham enjoyed two years teaching in Japan, lured East by a fascination of the country's people, culture and food initiated during his industrial pl…