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.


Duncan Palmer FIH MI

Regional Vice President – Europe,, The Langham London

After graduating from Westminster College in 1980 Duncan gained experience in various establishments in this country before joining the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in 1984, working at their hotels i…

Danny Pecorelli FIH MI

Managing Director, Exclusive Hotels and Venues

Exclusive Hotels has six hotels; Pennyhill Park in Surrey, South Lodge in West Sussex, Lainston House in Hampshire, The Manor House in Wiltshire, Royal Berkshire in Ascot and Fanhams Hall in Hertfords…

John Philipson BA BSc FIH MI

Chief Operating Officer , Cheval Collection Ltd

John has been active in the hospitality industry since finishing his higher education where he obtained an OND and HND at Newcastle University, a BA from New Hampshire College, USA and a BSc in Hospit…

Andrew Phillips FIH MI

Secretary, Boodles

Andrew completed The Savoy Group’s five-year Management Training Programme in 1978 and worked in various establishments, prior to his appointment as Banqueting Manager at Claridge’s in 1986.In 1990 he…

Derek Picot FIH MI

Director, Hotel Consultant

Derek Picot consults with his company Derek Picot Consulting. He has major hotel clients in the United Kingdom and Europe and advices on asset managment as well as operations, and he currently writes…

Justin Pinchbeck FIH MI

General Manager, Sheraton Grand London Park Lane Hotel

Pinchbeck runs the Sheraton Grand Park Lane hotel where he returned to his familiar W1 London location. Prior to this he launched Beaverbrook in the Surrey Countryside and previously the prestigious B…