Born in Kenya, Shiraz Boghani cannot have dreamed of the success he has achieved as a business specialist with a particular love of the hotel and hospitality industries. The initial ambitions of Shiraz Boghani did not seem to be taking him towards a career in the hospitality or healthcare industries but instead to a life spent looking after other peoples money as a qualified accountant trained in the U.K. in 1969.
The career of Shiraz Boghani hit its first heights in the 1990s when the business leader made his way to London to establish one of the first limited service hotels in the capital of the U.K. Bringing with him a series of innovations which built upon his desire to achieve success in the hospitality industry, Shiraz Boghani has been at the heart of many of the advances taking place in the tourism sector of the U.K. over recent decades. Expanding his empire as the leader of the Splendid Hospitality Group has included being involved in many of the most important developments in the history of the London-based hospitality industry in the 21st-century. Boghani has continued his rise to become one of the top hospitality experts in the U.K. has led his Splendid Hospitality Group to provide the skills needed to open the 292-bedroom Hilton London Bankside Hotel and The Grand Hotel and Spa, York.
Despite being named the Asian Hotelier of the Year at the 2016 Asian Business Awards, Shiraz Boghani has not limited himself to the hospitality industry but also brings his skills to the healthcare sector. As the joint-Chair of the Sussex Health Care brand founded in 1985, Shiraz Boghani has been seeking new ways of developing this healthcare sector to provide the best services for all those in need of support services.
Although he is a busy business leader, Shiraz Boghani has found the time to become one of the leading lights in his community at both local and national levels in the U.K. Among the many charitable and community-based positions held by Shiraz Boghani is his role as a board member of the National Council of the U.K.’s Ismaili community and as the leader of the National Conciliation and Arbitration Board of the Aga Khan University.