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.

retired Members

Ronald F Jones O.B.E. Hon DUniv FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Ronald Jones retired as Director and General Manager of Claridge’s. During his tenure the hotel won a host of international awards. His hotel management career spans over 50 years and includes Glenea…

John O’Carroll FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

John graduated with Honours from Shannon College of Hotel Management in 1972 and joined the Trust House Forte Graduate Development Programme, spending time at Cornell University, New York. After appoi…

Ramon Pajares OBE FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Graduating with a degree from the Institute of Hotel Studies in Madrid, Ramon served with the Spanish Navy after working in The Hotel Ritz in Barcelona. His work then took him to England, France, Germ…

Philip Taylor MI


After attending Exeter School, Philip Taylor studied at Bournemouth Catering College where he obtained a National Diploma in Catering and Hotel Management in 1968. He immediately joined Myddleton Hote…

Peter Taylor OBE FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Peter Taylor owns and leads the very successful Town House Company in Edinburgh. Started by Peter in 1990 with the redevelopment of 5 town houses into the 46 room Channings, the company now owns 3 fur…

David Wilkinson FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

RETIRED, living in Heathfield, East Sussex. David Wilkinson graduated from the Shannon College of Hotel Management in 1975, joining Hilton International where he spent 13 years in Brussels, London and…