A Closer Look into Serial Entrepreneur, Shiraz Boghani

     Mr. Shiraz Boghani is a zealous innovative entrepreneur and a successful business executive. With an accounting background, Boghani business interest has been in the healthcare and hospitality industry in the UK. Currently, he owns 19 hotels and has over 30 years’ experience in the industry. In 2016, he received the Hotelier of the Year award at the Asian Business Award.

Background Information

In 1969, Shiraz Boghani arrived in the UK from Kenya. He trained as an accountant and started his career at KPMG.

Shiraz Boghani began his entrepreneur journey in the 80’s. He co-founded and became a managing partner of the Sussex Health Care. In the 1990s, Shiraz Boghani became the first entrepreneur in London to introduce limited services branded hotels. Over the years he has taken part in over 25 such projects.

Shiraz Boghani is the chairman and director of the Splendid Hotel Group. Splendid is one of the leading privately owned hotel group in the UK with 20 prestigious trading hotels. Furthermore, he serves as the chairman and managing partner of Sojourn Hotel LLP. Founded in 2007, Sojourn Hotel LLP is a UK-based investment portfolio involved in acquiring, developing and managing of hotels.

Shiraz Boghani most recent projects include the development of the prestigious Hilton London Bankside and The Conrad London St James. Also, he launched the Holiday Inn London and The Grand Hotel & Spa in New York.

Sussex Health Care

Founded in 1985, Sussex Health Care is a UK-based care and support home. It constitutes 24 Care homes in Sussex with over 500 beds capacities. With over 1000 staffs, Sussex Health Care offers a variety of quality person-centred services. Its primary mission is taking care of older people and adults who are physically challenged as well as learning disabilities.

Sussex Health Care has specialized equipment and facilities with professional staff to take care variety of needs and disabilities. It focuses its services on dementia care, specialist adult care, palliative care and neurological care. Also, it offers day care, respite care, and education services. For education, they partner with local colleges to come up individualized educational programs. Furthermore, Sussex Health Care renders services like occupational therapy and physiotherapy services.

A member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England, Shiraz Boghani is also involved in charitable projects. He is an ardent supporter of Aga Khan Foundation where he serves as the Resource Development Convener. Also, he has served at Ismaili Community as a member of National Council.