After the 57th Annual General Meeting of the Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI), S.M. Shervani has been elected as President for 2013-14. Shervani has previously been the President of the Hotel & Restaurant Association of Northern India (2010-12), Vice-President of FHRAI (2010-11 and 2011-12) and Honorary Treasurer of FHRAI (2012-13).
A highly successful hospitality entrepreneur with over 25 years of rich experience, Mr. Shervani is the Managing Director of Shervani Hospitalities Ltd., which owns and operates a chain of boutique hotels and the iconic 'Rodeo' restaurant. He is an alumni of the prestigious Pusa Institute of Hotel Management, New Delhi and presently serves on the institute’s Board of Governors. He is also a member of the Hotel & Catering International Management Association (HCIMA), U.K.