Bishop. Rev. Dr. Edward G. Subramanian C.J.P.J.K born on 15th June 1940 in Kluang, Johore. He started his Education in Rengam Estate Tamil Primary School in the year 1947, completed his secondary studies in Kluang Government English School and in English College Johor Bahru. He passed his Overseas Cambridge School Certificate in the year 1957.
In the year 1958 he joined the Rengam Estate in Kluang as Factory Supervisor, in charge of Latex manufacturing, he was promoted as an Assistant manager in the year1962 and posted to Bukit Paloh, Estate under Manager Mr. J.F.Tomb until 1965. Year 1966, he joined the Malaysian government as a land development officer in charge of Kuantan Land Office, 1974 he was promoted as an Appraiser (Valuation) of Land and Property for the state of Pahang, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan and Johore.
He is a registered member of Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Real Estate Agents in Malaysia. During this period, he has taken professional qualification studies in various fields and got his fellowship as follows:
i. Fellow of the English Association of Accountant and Auditors (London).
ii. Fellow of the English Association of Secretaries (London).
iii. Fellow of the International Business Administration (London).
In the year 1979 he left the Government service to open his own company called City Appraisal Consultant which registered under the Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents Malaysia. He is also a member of:
i. Malaysian Institute of Property and Facility Managers (MIPFM)
ii. Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA)
iii. He was appointed as a Special committee member of Public Services Commission (Government of Malaysia, Putrajaya), in the year 2014.
In the year 2008 he begin his spiritual journey by taking up his Theological studies and got his Honorary Degrees as follows:
i. Honorary Degree of Doctor of Divinity in the International Institute of Church Management Inc., Florida U.S.A., in the year 2000. (2 years of study from 2011 to 2012)
ii. Honorary Degree of Doctor in Ministries in St. Andrews Theological College and Seminary in Melbourne Australia, in the year 2011. (3 years of study from 2008 to 2011)
iii. On 29th March 2015, he was appointed as Bishop for Asia by Norman Sydney Dutton for the Anglican Episcopal Church International, Metropolitan Archbishop Emeritus of the Anglican Episcopal Church International. Co. Consecrator in Absentia.
Moreover, he also has received honorable awards to recognize his contributions in church ministry works and to recognize his hardship to have become a successful entrepreneur. Awards such as stated below:
i. World Tamil Chamber of Commerce Council Member for Tourism. “World Tamilian Achievement Award”, received from Honorable K. Rosiah, The Governor of Tamil Nadu, India in Chennai on 10th January 2016.
ii. International Award 2005 by Human Care. Human Rights Protection. Co. Op International. For “Best Anglican Spiritual Leader”, given on 11th of October 2015, in New Delhi India, by World Citizen Nayakrantikari Dr. A. Joseph (Cert. No: 2401).
While he was active in the church work there was an inner calling in him to serve mankind specially the frail and vulnerable, and this is where he came into the field of Caregiver. He realized that there are Caregiving education in the most of the developed countries such as U.S.A, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, China, Japan, Sri Lanka, Singapore and many others. Therefore, he decided to form an academy in Malaysia to introduce these worldwide skilled studies for our Malaysians as well.
His Mission is to help organizations, and individuals to meet their regulatory training requirements, improve provider efficiencies and raise the standard of care for some of the country’s most frail and vulnerable individuals while expand services to our clients and ultimately provide better quality care especially in our country Malaysia.
Therefore, He took up the American Caregiver Certificate courses as stated below:
i. National Caregiver Certificate Course (NCCC)
ii. Advanced National Caregiver Certificate Course (ANCCC)
iii. National Assisted Living Manager Certification Course (NALMCC)
iv. Certificate of Caregiver Leadership (CCL1)
v. Certificate of Personal Development (CPDL1)
vi. Certificate of Caregiver Ethics (CCEL1)
vii. He became a professional Member of American Caregiver Association, USA (A.C.A Membership ID: 2016589P) in year 2016.
Dr. Edward managed to get an affiliation from American Caregiver Association to set up caregiver academy to conduct world-recognized caregiver courses in Malaysia for affordable price. His future plan in pipeline is to set up professional caregiver academy in other Asian and Europe countries.