Wednesday 19th June 2024
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British Tamil airman Murugesvaran Subramaniam recognised for contribution to Royal Air Force

The shortlists for the 21st Asian Achievers Awards have been revealed.

Among them is Murugesvaran ‘Subby’ Subramaniam, a British Tamil, who was born in Kampar Ipoh Perak, Malaysia. He was raised in Malaysia until the age of 19.

In April 2023, Subby was appointed as the Royal Air Force’s Warrant Office.

“Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of working in a variety of roles and with colleagues from different branches of the UK’s armed forces, including the Army and Navy. I am grateful for the opportunities that I have had to develop strong working relationships across all three branches of the military, and look forward to continuing to strengthen those bonds, in my new role.”

Subby’s career achievements include receiving the Commandant’s Award for outstanding academics and leadership during his graduation. He has also been recognised for his appointment to the Royal Air Force. His current role involves advising the Chief of the Air Staff on matters related to RAF personnel.

His service in the last 15 years has predominantly been in the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS), Missile Warning (MW), Space Domain Awareness (SDA), and Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) field. 

The annual Asian Achievers Awards celebrate the contribution made by British Asians to the United Kingdom. Since its inception the Awards have helped raise close to £3.5 million for charitable causes. Subby is shortlisted under the Uniformed And Civil Services category