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.

life Members

John Alderman FIH MI

Life Member, N/A

The Four Seasons. The Spring was discovering in 1955 that a worthwhile career in Catering existed, and being able to take advantage of the fledgling CATS course at Battersea. The Summer could be onsid…

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…

Craig Drummond FIH MI

Life Members, N/A

Craig graduated from The Scottish Hotel School in 1961 with a diploma in Hotel Management and moved to London for a five year management training at Grosvenor House, Park Lane. He was involved in the…

Edward Gray FIH MI

Life Member, N/A

On completing Army Service, in the Royal Artillery, Edward entered a three year Hotel Management Training Scheme in the West Country before gaining 2 years experience in the South of France as a stagi…

Peter Hancock MI

Conference & Awards Host, HancockSpeaks

Semi-retired professional speaker and presenter. Chief Executive at Pride of Britain Hotels from 2000-2021. Previously Group Publishing Director at Johansens. Managed hotels in Sussex and Hampshire in…

Robin Hutson OBE MI

Chairman , Lime Wood Group Limited & Home Grown Hotels

Trained with The Savoy Group, London, starting as an 18 year old commis waiter at Claridge’s in 1975, then Stones Chop House, The Berkeley and Hotel de Crillon, Paris. Ultimately becoming Front Office…