Shiraz Boghani Biography

Mr. Shiraz Boghani is a gifted entrepreneur and business leader in the field of hotels, healthcare, real estate, and financing. Mr. Boghani was born in Kenya, Africa in the Islamic faith. When he moved to the United Kingdom in 1969, he began in the accounting field, then turned to the hospitality industry by establishing his own brand of limited-service hotels.

Shiraz Boghani was asked to join the Ismali Community National Council, he chairs the National Conciliation and Arbitration Board and he is the Convener for Resource Development. These organizations are a link between the British people where he serves as a member of England’s Institute of Chartered Accounts and the Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan University.

In the healthcare industry Shiraz Boghani is one of the founders of the Sussex Health Care Center and Support Services. Sussex Health Care has been recognized as the premier therapy model for en-suite group care medical homes. The award-winning Sussex Health Care system helps the elderly and individuals who suffer from neurological conditions. The patients are provided physical and mental exercises involving art, cooking, gardening, and specialized therapy to meet their needs.

As a successful hotelier Mr. Boghani is the founder and chairperson of the privately-owned hotel chain called The Splendid Hospitality Group. Shiraz Boghani is continually re-innovating the look, design, comfort, and operation of the more than 20 hotels that he manages throughout England. Shiraz Boghani was awarded the top hotelier of 2016. To symbolize Shiraz’s innovation and foresight, he has built the largest hotel in London.

Under his leadership of building and acquiring hotel real property, The Splendid Hospitality group has produced quality limited service hotel brands in all levels of construction and comfort. The hotels are categorized as mid-scale levels, boutique, and luxury. Shiraz has been working in the hospitality industry for more than three decades.

Shiraz Boghani is a business visionary who is also a founding partner and chairman of Sojourn Hotels LLP. Sojourn Hotels are also located throughout the United Kingdom with great leisure amenities including restaurants, bars, gyms, swimming pools, and more. Mr. Shiraz Boghani is also a generous philanthropist who supports many different charities.

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Success Means More Than Just Awards To Shiraz Boghani

Best known as a leading U.K.-based hotelier, Shiraz Boghani has been a central figure in many of the changes taking place in the U.K. hotel industry after making waves with his hotel expansion in the 1990s. The Splendid Hospitality Group headed by Shiraz Boghani has been seeking to expand the market for hotels in the British capital and out into other areas of the nation with its development of the London Bankside hotel for $121 million to form one of the centerpieces of the redevelopment of London in the 21st-century; the horizons of Shiraz Boghani have expanded over the years to include the development of new and purchased hotels in the U.K. including the New Ellington in Leeds.

Shiraz Boghani has continued the development of the Splendid Hospitality group as his other business interests have continued to become equally impressive, including the Sussex Health Care group dedicated to providing care for the elderly and groups with disabilities across the U.K. His work with the Sussex Health Care group has continued with an eye on the most impressive growth all decided under the watchful eye of Shiraz Boghani as he sets out on his mission to develop the healthcare industry and provide excellent care for the residents and visitors attending Sussex Health Care facilities.

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The pinnacle of the career of Shiraz Boghani to date is the impressive work he has completed as the head of the hotel and healthcare groups being recognized with his award as the 2016 Hotelier of the Year at the Asian Business Awards; the award was not only in recognition of the more than three decades of work he has achieved in the hospitality and healthcare industries but also for the years of dedication he has shown to the Ismaili community across the U.K. As a member of the National Council of the Ismaili community, Shiraz Boghani has been looking for new ways of protecting and growing the presence of the group in the country Boghani arrived in at the end of the 1960s. Initially completing his training as a chartered accountant, Shiraz Boghani took his love of the hotel industry and turned it into what has become one of the best-known hotel chains in the U.K., the Splendid Hospitality Group.