Shiraz Boghani, a Kenya native who settled in the United Kingdom in 1969, was originally training to be an accountant in a small firm of Chartered Accountants (later moving on to KPMG) is now a global entrepreneur and renowned businessman.

He was recently awarded the prestigious Hotelier of the Year Honor from 2016 Asian Business Award. This award is highly acclaimed and something Boghani will forever be known for. He has a huge present in the hospitality industry and he is also an accomplished accountant. Boghani was one of the first to start developing these types of limited service hotels in London in the nineties. Since then he has been involved in over 25 major projects. Shiraz Boghani attended the Royal Institute of Chartered Accountants in Wales, where he is currently a fellow.

He is now the chairperson of Splendid Hospitality Group, one of the biggest and fasted growing privately-owned hotel groups in the United Kingdom. This is said to be a testament to the dedication and hard work of Shiraz Boghani Owning 19 of the United Kingdom’s trading hotels, Shiraz Boghani, has spent three decades in the hospitality industry. He recently launched a very exciting project for Hilton London Bankside and his additional flagship hotels include The Grand Hotel & Spa, York, Holiday Inn London, and the Conrad London St James. This is something everyone is currently talking about as this stylish London project will be housed in vibrant Bankside.

Being a smart and forward-thinking businessman, Sussex Healthcare Limited is also an organization Shiraz Boghani has his hand in as a partner. Sussex is an independent group of care homes based in Sussex that was founded in 1985. Its focus is on the care for older people, including dementia and neurological patients. It comprises 18 Care Homes with more than 500 beds. This organization has won several awards for its healthcare service innovations and performance.

Along with all of his successes, Boghani is committed to helping his community. He plays a huge role in several charitable organizations such as the Aga Khan foundation and the global network of Aga Khan Development. He also gives his time in voluntary services along with serving on several councils.