Shiraz Boghani: Visionary Hotelier, Successful Entrepreneur And Ismaili Community Leader

Kenya native Shiraz Boghani is an accountant who has been living in the United Kingdom ever since 1969. In addition to his accounting work, Boghani is also a part of the ownership group that runs Sussex Health Care Limited.

Plus, he is a co-founder and chairman of Sojourn Hotels LLP and The Splendid Hotels Group’s director and managing partner. Not only is Shiraz Boghani an Institute of Charted Accountants fellow in England and Wales, he also maintains a great relationship with many of the largest funders in Europe. Boghani also plays a prominent role in the UKs Ismaili community.

One of the primary reasons Shiraz Boghani moved to the United Kingdom was to receive advanced training as an accountant. Now a very successful chartered accountant, Boghani began his career with Thomson MLintock & Co., today called the KPMG Group. An entrepreneur at heart, Shiraz Boghani also helped to build Sussex Health Care into an award-winning enterprise. The company now has 18 care homes where they provide top quality, innovative, personalized, 24 hour care for the elderly, people with neurological problems, mental and physical challenges, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Shiraz Boghani has also made a name for himself in the hospitality industry. He was among the first hoteliers to promote limited service brand hotels. Today, Boghani owns and manages 19 trading hotels in the United Kingdom. Some of his recent projects an acquisitions include the stylish Hilton London Bankside, the Conrad London St James, The Grand Hotel & Spa, York, the Holiday Inn London, Leeds based the New Ellington and the Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel. Shiraz Boghani’s impressive body of work in the hospitality industry was recently recognized when at the Asian Business Awards he was named the 2016 Hotelier of the Year.

A proud and very active member of the Ismaili community in the United Kingdom, Shiraz Boghani has held a number of very important positions in organizations with provide essential services to the community. He has shown unwavering support to the Aga Khan Foundation, a very powerful, effective and beloved United Kingdom registered charity that assists the Ismaili community. Plus, Shiraz Boghani plays a leadership role in the Aga Khan Development’s global network. Even though the tasks he undertakes for the Ismaili community are often complex and time consuming, Shiraz Boghani gladly does them on a volunteer basis.

Shiraz Boghani has made a positive impact in the United Kingdom.