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.

Members overseas

Stephen Coupe FIH MI

Overseas Member, N/A

Stephen launched Cromlix House, which was recognised as Hotel of the Year. In 1985 he launched One Devonshire Gardens and afterwards The Royal Scotsman luxury touring train, considered one of the worl…

Peter Egli

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…

Jason Harding FIH MI

Managing Director, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Wild Wadi Waterpark

Jason has worked in the Middle East for over ten years having previously for Rocco Forte Hotels, Jason moved to Dubai in late 2009 as General Manager at The Palace The Old Town. He was appointed Reg…

Simon Hirst FIH MI

General Manager, No. 1 Grosvenor Square (The Lodha Group)

Simon Hirst joined super prime property development company, The Lodha Group in October 2019, to plan and open the No. 1 Grosvenor Square residences in late 2020. 2017 - 2019, Simon returned to the…

Klaus Kabelitz FIH MI

General Manager, Hotel le Richmond, Geneve

Klaus was born in Germany where he served his apprenticeship at the Dusselforf Hilton. He moved with Hilton to London, Paris, Geneva and was based in New York responsible for staff training in Europe…

Christopher Mander FIH MI

Member Overseas, N/A

A part of the hotel industry since 1972, Chris has worked extensively in the Middle East, the U.K. and the U.S.A. He has been both General Manager and Regional Vice President Operations in Inter-Conti…