Mr. Shiraz Boghani is the founding partner and chairman of Sojourn Hotels LLP. He is also a managing partner and serves as the director of the Splendid Hotels Group. Additionally, Shiraz is a joint co-chairman of Sussex Health Care together with Dr. Shafik Sachedina. Mr. Boghani was born in Kenya in 1969. Shiraz later migrated and settled in the United Kingdom. He started out his career as an accountant at Thomas McLintock & Co. before venturing into entrepreneurship. Mr. Boghani has had a successful career in the hospitality industry spanning over 30 years and is a recipient of the Asian Business Awards 2016 and the Hotelier of the Year award. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Wales and England.
Mr. Boghani pioneered Limited Service Branded Hotels in the United Kingdom together with other people. The splendid Group of Hotels operates close to 20 hotels in the United Kingdom including the Conrad London St. James, the Hilton London Bankside and an impressive portfolio of hotels including York, Holiday Inn London – Wembley, The Grand Hotel and Spa as well as The New Ellington in Leeds and The Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel. The Splendid Group is all-inclusive from the Budget friendly to the Luxurious. Their main focus is to provide a great place to stay, no matter how long the visit.
Mr. Shiraz Boghani is dedicated to numerous charitable activities and is involved in a noble cause at Sussex Health Care Facility. The facility provides services to the elderly and adults in need of specialized care by offering full live-in services or limited services depending on their needs. It was first established in 1985 at the Southern Coast of England and under Shiraz Boghani’s leadership.
The Sussex Healthcare is fully equipped complete with a daycare center and state-of-the-art gym. The facility has a team of dedicated staff and a support team who are committed to ensuring the comfort of patients. They have professional chefs who source for ingredients locally to come up with menus suitable for the residents. Shiraz Boghani is also an active member of the Ismaili Community and a Resource Development convener for the Aga Khan University.