In 1969, Shiraz Boghani arrived in the U.K. from his home in Kenya with a very specific aim of becoming a chartered accountant and working in the British financial industry. Almost 50 years later, the life of Shiraz Boghani has changed immensely as he has become one of the most respected and influential business leaders in the world who is playing a large role in developing the Asian community in the U.K. for future success; now a leading hotelier and nursing home entrepreneur, Boghani remains active in the financial services industry as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Shiraz Boghani quickly achieved his initial dream of studying to become a chartered accountant and moved on to fight to build a business empire crossing a range of different markets. Boghani remains an influential figure in many different industrial sectors including the healthcare and hospitality industries where he has proven to be both an innovator and successful leader who inspires a large amount of loyalty among his colleagues; Boghani remains involved in the day to day running of a number of different businesses including the Splendid Hospitality Group and Sussex Health Care.
One of the best-known areas of business success for Shiraz Boghani has been his impressive linkup with Sussex Health Care which began in 1985 and remains in place today with the chartered accountancy specialist acting as Co-Chair of the 500-bed group. However, it is in the hospitality industry where Shiraz Boghani has made his name as a founding partner of the Sojourn Hotels and Chair of the Splendid Hospitality Group; the success of the limited amenities hotel chains has been expanded upon with a number of five-star luxury accommodation locations opening under the guidance of Shiraz Boghani.
Although best known around the U.K. for his work in the hotel industry, Shiraz Boghani has also quietly become a major philanthropist across the U.K. with a range of programs undertaken including a partnership with the Aga Khan Foundation. One of the aims of the Aga Khan Foundation is to develop the literacy skills of millions of children across the planet who may not be provided with the best educational opportunities within their communities. As one of the most prominent members of the Ismaili community, Shiraz Boghani has taken on a role with the National Council of the community dedicated to building the profile of the group in the U.K.
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