He holds a Masters Degree in International Relations and served as a Lieutenant General with Angkatan Tentera Darat Diraja Malaysia for 35 years.
He is a lawyer in practice since 1990. He is actively involved in various social organizations; namely being the Founder Member and President of Tamil Foundation.
He is a medical practitioner and has been a social activist for a long time. Dr. Sanmugasiva is a prolific writer in Tamil. He has hosted number of medical programmes in Astro Vanavil.
He is a qualified valuer with B.Sc (Hons) in Estate Management. He is the Director of TD Aziz Sdn. Bhd. and has been actively contributing to the community through EWRF and Myskills Foundation.
Obstetric & Gynaecology KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist.
Managing Director / Secretary NLFCS – National Land Finance Co Operative Society Ltd.
Former President of EWRF Founder of Sentosa 4D Magix Managing Director of Asian Pac Management Sdn Bhd.