Shiraz Boghani is the president and the chairman of Splendid Hospitality Group. In 2016 he was named the ‘Hotelier of the Year’ at the Asian Business Awards 2016 function. Mr. Boghani has accomplished many things in the hospitality industry. He has a wealth of experience of more than 30 years. He is currently the manager of 19 hotels based in the United Kingdoms. Interestingly, Shiraz was among the first hoteliers to take limited service branded hotels to London in the 1990’s.
Shiraz is an entrepreneur and hotelier. He is also a philanthropist. Mr. Boghani is a professional licensed accountant. He has been involved in several philanthropic activities and has donated huge amounts of money and resources to charitable organizations.
The hotelier has made major investments in the industry. He recently developed and launched the Hilton London Bankside that is worth 121 Euros in London. He has also invested in several flagship hotels. These include York and Holiday Inn London in Wembley, the Grand Hotel, and Spa as well as the Conrad London St. James hotel. He is a co-founder and the board of directors’ Chairman of the Sojourn Hotels.
Shiraz Boghani moved into the United Kingdom from Kenya in 1969. He then started his accountant training at the Chartered Accountants. Shiraz, later on, proceeded to the Thomson McLintock and Company.
Shiraz has invested in the healthcare industry as well. He is a co-founder of Sussex Health Care. He founded the medical facility alongside other forward-thinking entrepreneurs in 1985. Sussex currently consists of 18 care homes having more 1000 beds, all in Sussex city. It specializes in the provision of neurological services to old and disabled people. The medical facility has won several awards and has more than 1,000 employees. Sussex is dedicated to making the lives of their patients and those of their families simpler.
In the recent past, Boghani purchased New Ellington hotel and the Mercure Bristol Bristow Hotel. Shiraz plays important roles in the community as well. He is in favor of the Aga Khan Foundation in the United Kingdom as well as the Agha Khan Network that operates globally. The Aga Kha organization funds charities meant to assist the needy in the society. He is not only a member but also a senior person in the Ismaili community. Shiraz is the current Chairperson of the National Conciliation, he was also a member of the National Council of the Ismaili Community in the United Kingdom.