What edits were you thinking of?
You only sent him a public message on 15 July, and today is only the 17th. You need to leave him at least a week, preferably two.
Edits to person profiles are definitely welcome. Edits to One Name Study pages need to be discussed first. After all, a One Name Study is like a mini-project, with a leader, not just a person profile with a PM. You wouldn't go into the PGM page, for example, and edit their page.