Shiraz Boghani: Pioneer In Hospitality And Healthcare
April 3, 2018
Shiraz Boghani is a successful entrepreneur who has been in the hospitality management and healthcare industry since the beginning of his career.
He is a Founding Partner of Sojourn Hotels LLP. Aside from being a Founding Partner, he also acts as a Chairman of the said company. He is also a Managing Partner in Sussex Health Care Ltd., a company that specializes in elderly and palliative care.
Among his major roles include being the Managing Partner of The Splendid Hotels Group, as well as its Director. He has successfully established good relationships with the big investors in Europe. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accounts located in England and Wales.
Awards Given to Shiraz Boghani
Asian Business Awards gave Mr. Shiraz Boghani the ‘Hotelier of the Year’ award in 2016 for his excellent management of Splendid Hospitality Group.
Mr. Shiraz Boghani was immersed in the hospitality industry for more than 3 decades, and through Splendid Hospitality Group, he had the privilege to manage 19 trading hotels in the United Kingdom. His entrepreneurial skills and good relationship building with top investors allowed him to become one of the most successful managers of limited service branded hotels in London since the 1990s.
Shiraz’s success continues to trail as he has started a project in partnership with the Hilton London Bankside. The Vibrant Bankside will be working with Splendid Hospitality Group in this new hotel in London. One of Mr. Boghani’s main hotels includes Holiday Inn London, The Grand Hotel & Spa, York, and the Conrad London St. James. His company was also able to acquire the New Ellington in Leeds as well as the Mercure Bristol Bristow Hotel.
Shiraz Boghani’s Background
Shiraz Boghani was originally from Kenya. He started his career in the United Kingdom in 1969, where he started as an accountant for a small firm. He then moved on to working for Thomson and McLintock & Co., which is now known as KPMG.
Mr. Boghani’s entrepreneurial mindset allowed him to see great opportunities in business and became the founding partner in Sussex Health Care along with Splendid Hospitality Group. Sussex Health Care was established in 1985 and is now successful with 18 elderly care homes and 500-person occupancy.
Shiraz Boghani is also a philanthropist at heart, who dedicates his time and resources to many charity organizations and volunteering opportunities. He is a strong supporter of the Aga Khan Foundation in the UK.