With a career spanning over 50 years managing award winning 5 Star Hotels, Harry has and continues to make a significant contribution to the hospitality industry through his various roles and commitments. His involvement in the industry is far wider than the hotels he has been responsible for, and he puts enormous energy into supporting charities, training & development and scholarships.
He is a Freeman of the City of London, Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Innholders, Master Innholder and former Chairman, a Governor of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts, Director of Advisory Board of The Edge Hotel School the UK’S first hotel school on the campus of University of Essex.
Harry has won numerous awards including ‘Hotelier of the Year’ two major ‘Lifetime Achievement Awards’, and was appointed an MBE for his services to the hospitality industry.
Harry Murray has dedicated his entire career to the hospitality industry, a first class hotelier who has given so much to everyone he has worked with. Truly one of the great leaders and ambassadors of the hotel industry he is Chairman of Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa near Bath.
“Following Dan’s tragic accident David Nicholls was determined to do everything he could to see his son, and others living with spinal injury walk again and he set up nsif. I consider it an honour to have the opportunity to actively participate in this challenging development to find a cure for spinal cord injuries”