With 30 years in the hospitality industry, Shiraz is one of the most dynamic and accomplished entrepreneurs in the sector. Shiraz is a businessman, hotelier, philanthropist and innovator who is the chairperson of the Splendid Hospitality Group. Shiraz Boghani is a qualified Chartered Accountant a fact that enabled him to manage 19 hotels in the UK which he owns.
He is remembered as being among the first hoteliers to launch limited-service brands in London hotels. Splendid Hospitality operates and developed 20 hotel with 2000 bedrooms, and is one of UK’s fast developing private-owned hotel Groups. With hotels portfolios like 5 Star Conrad London St James and 5-star Grand Hotel and Spa in the city of York, among other upcoming developments, Shiraz Boghani has done an excellent job in charge of Splendid.
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Shiraz Boghani is a philanthropic entrepreneur, who co-founded Sussex Healthcare in 1985 where he serves as the chairman of the nursing homes. Sussex Health Care serves the aged people who have a brain injury and neurological disorders such as dementia, disabled and those with weak joints. It seeks to offer support and intervention measures through residential health care using modern technology to assist the affected live comfortably. With 18 care homes an over 500 beds, Sussex Healthcare seeks to offer unmatched care and quality support within its environs.
He has his roots in Kenya from where he moved to study as an accountant at the prestigious Institute of Chartered Accounts in the UK before joining KPMG, then called Thompson McLintock& Co. His leadership style is visionary and has enabled him to lead Splendid Hospitality in success and prosperity. He has excellent management skills that he executes well with a commitment to see companies succeed. He was crowned with the Hotelier of the Year Award in 2016 at The Asian Business Awards.
The dynamic entrepreneur has overseen the development of the new and exciting Hilton London Bankside, a £121 million investment. Shiraz Boghani has led Splendid in new acquisitions such as the Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel as the company grows. The group enjoys the backing of major brands such as Hilton, Accor, Choice, and IHG.
Vulnerable people always look up to those who can help them in overcoming challenges in life. Shiraz Boghani has a giving back and helping the community and is supportive of efforts that seek to make people lives well. He is an active supporter and member of the Aga Khan Development Fund, and the Aga Khan Foundation.
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