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

Richard Edwards FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Richard’s career began in 1959 when he was a management trainee at the Hyde Park Hotel, London, before moving on to France and Switzerland. In 1966 he became Banqueting Manager at the Hyde Park Hotel,…

Peter Egli MI

General Manager, Suvretta House

Educated in Switzerland and trained as a chef, Peter studied hotel management at the Swiss Hotel Management School, Lucerne. He also trained as Quartermaster and served in the Swiss Air Force to the r…

Adrian Ellis FIH MI

General Manager, The Lowry Hotel

Adrian Ellis is a hotel executive with 24 years’ experience of managing luxury international properties in the UK, Europe and Asia. In February 2015, he returned to Manchester to become the General Ma…

Patrick Elsmie FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Patrick’s career has taken in a broad mix of countries and cultures , involving city centre hotels as well as resorts, from busy year-round operations to seasonally influenced properties. His time abr…

Ciarán Fahy FIH MI

Retired, None

Spartan advise Spartan Investment Management which manages capital, acquisition and investment for institutional investors and family offices, Ciaran was appointed a Director of The Beaumont Hotel Lon…

Roland Fasel FIH MI

General Manager & Regional Director UK, , The Dorchester

Roland has worked in three continents. Having studied in Friberg, Switzerland, he worked for Four Seasons in Boston and at the Bel Air Los Angeles before moving to the Regent Bangkok. He was Hotel Man…