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

Anthony Cox FIH MI

General Manager, Thyme, Southrop Manor Estate

A week’s work experience in a kitchen whilst at school on the Isle of Wight, and the summer job that followed led to an HND in Hotel & Catering Management from Highbury College, Portsmouth in 1995. Af…

Peter Crome FIH MI

Managing Director, The Carnegie Club

Having completed his hotel training, Peter spent six years at the Hyde Park Hotel, Knightsbridge, rising to Deputy General Manager. He then spent eight years at the Savoy as Manager. He opened the Old…

Nicholas Davies

Hotel Manager, The Langham

An experienced hotelier, he has worked in the luxury segment of the market for more than 27 years. Nick began his career at the Bath Spa Hotel as a trainee manager, followed by roles at Stapleford Pa…

Richard Davis FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Richard, an Ealing Hotel School Graduate, developed his career at the Connaught, followed by Rank Hotels and EMI Hotels. As Managing Director of Dukes Hotel, St James’s, he re-engineered and re-positi…

Christopher Davy FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Christopher has been in the industry since 1970 training at both Westminster Hotel School and Hollings College. In 1975 he joined THF as a Post Graduate Trainee working in Post Houses Division. In 197…

Patrick Dempsey OBE

Director/Investor- Staycity, Staycity

After graduating from Shannon college of Hotel Management in 1981, Patrick joined Forte hotels and worked his way up through the organisation, becoming Managing Director of the UK in the late 90’s. On…