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Shiraz Boghani’s Love For Hospitality

Shiraz Boghani’s Role in Sussex Healthcare Facility

Shiraz Boghani has performed roles beyond standard to make sure that the patients are subjected to effective care that they deserve. Besides, he is a pioneering co-founder of the Sussex Healthcare facility. In regards, he has put in place mechanisms that ensure that patients are overseen by a passionate staff as well as board members who regularly check the facility to examine the patients. In particular, Shiraz Boghani has gone an extra mile to donate millions from his pool into the facility to advance on the services that the facility provides. Also, he is always at peace to support the facility that values peace, happiness, and support for the families. He has a sound guiding principle that always put the patients at the center of facilities activities through proper treatment plans and care packages to meet their deemed prerequisites.

Shiraz Boghani’s Role at Splendid Hospitality

Being the chairman of Splendid Hospitality, Shiraz Boghani’s most celebrated role is to pursue management roles of the company at large. Splendid Hospitality Group LLP is the first company that Shiraz Boghani developed in the year 1986 which have currently been diversified to some hotels in the broader UK.

Awards Shiraz Boghani Received

While performing management roles at Splendid Hospitality Group, Shiraz Boghani was lately thrilled at the Asian Business Awards 2016 when he was bestowed the “Hotelier” of the year award. This award was seemingly essential and respected as it involved high-profiled figures such as journalist Amit Roy, the constituent managing editor of the AGM Kalpesh R Solanki as well as the executive editor known as Shailesh R Solanki, Yorkshire Member of Parliament by the name Rishi Sunak among other iconic figures. This award based much on the acknowledgment of practical leadership skills as well as preparedness to perform beyond the expectation of the company.

Shiraz Boghani’s Education’s Life

He is an accredited holder of the Chartered Accountant certificate. Upon leaving Kenya to the UK in the year 1969, he also enrolled in training as an accountant.

Robert Ivy Joins The Prestigious League Of Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees

This year, the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters selected Robert Ivy for the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. The architect becomes the first in his industry to win the coveted award which is usually given to artists from Mississippi who have incredible works of art or have expressed enormous support for creativity. He was awarded together with Andrew Young, a stained-glass designer on 2nd June at an event held at the institution. The two join a list of eminent personalities who have won the award in the past like writer Shelby Foote and renowned actor Morgan Freeman.

Robert Ivy has made immense contributions to the architectural industry over the years. As the vice president and CEO of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), he has grown the institution to global ranks and increased its membership to the highest levels. Speaking on behalf of the organization, AIA’s president Carl Elefante expressed his delight with Ivy. He said that Ivy was a worthy proponent of the architectural profession.

Before joining the AIA, Robert Ivy worked as the editor in chief of an architectural journal called the Architectural Journal published by McGraw Hill. He succeeded in making the journal the most widely read architectural journal in the world. Ivy also led McGraw Hill in their growth and expansion in China and the Middle East. The Architectural Record received several awards under his leadership including 26 Jesse H. Neal Awards and the National Magazine Award for National Excellence.

Nancy LaForge, the president of the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters, said that Robert Ivy deserved the award. She pointed out that as an international speaker and author, he had played significant role in making architecture obtainable to the public. Ivy is the author of the Fay Jones biography which is currently in its third edition.

Robert Ivy attended the Sewanee: the University of the South where he studied English and Biology. He also has a master’s degree in architecture from Tulane University. Ivy has received other honors like the Dean’s Medal from Arkansas University. The National Architecture Body also named him Master Architect in 2010.

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Master Architect and Artist Robert Ivy, Receives the Noel Polk Award

American Institute of Architects’ Chief Executive Officer and Executive Duties President Robert Ivy has become the first architect to be awarded by (MIAL) Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. Ivy is a Fellow of American Institute of Architects (FAIA). The Award is handled by the MIAL, honoring art patrons and artists connected to Mississippi, and whose works over time has created, performed or extraordinarily supported art. Notable among the list of individuals who have received the honor are Morgan Freeman in the year 2007, Shelby Foote- a writer (2004), Walter Anderson and Eudora Welty- a writer. The real ceremony will be held on June 2, 2018.

MIAl president Nancy LaForge acknowledged the amazing way with which Ivy has made architecture accessible to Mississippi’s general public. Robert Ivy is a practicing architect, author, commentator, and editor of architecture issues worldwide. He was appointed AIA CEO in 2011, taking the Institute through extensive efforts globally and an all-time membership high. He has ensured that the seven global chapters of AIA are functioning well in helping American architects in their global practices. This includes new chapters in China and Canada.

Robert Ivy attended Sewanee: The University of the South for a B.A in English graduating cum laude. He later went to Tulane University for his Masters in Architecture. He worked as the Architectural Record magazine’s editor in chief and later became the editorial director of McGraw Hill Construction Media. He was part of the great expansive growth of the McGraw-Hill in China and the Middle East, especially when he developed the Mandarin Architectural Record.

His works at Architectural Record got him a lot of awards such as Ozzies, Folio Design Awards, and Jesse H. Neal Awards among others. He was voted “Master Architect” by Alpha Rho Chi, a national architect fraternity, for his efforts in emphasizing and passing out the significance of design in architecture. Robert Ivy became one of the seven people to be named Master Architect by Alpha Rho Chi in the 100 years it has been operational.

Robert Ivy’s 2001 biography, “Fay Jones: Architect is an authoritative publication which is currently in its 3rd edition.

The book is a display case of Fay Jones works which are characterized by unmatched standards of design, scholarly work, and invention. In 2017, Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas honored Robert Ivy with the Dean’s medal.

For details: architecture.tulane.edu/alumni/profile/robert-ivy-faia

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