Tsonyo Georgiev BOTEV

Born on March 24, 1949 in Suhindol, Lovech district. Married.

Completed High school in Gabrovo. Graduated from the Technical University in Gabrovo 1972. Research associate 1st rank in the Institute of Mechatronics - Gabrovo, 1985. Constructor in "Promishlena Electronica" plant in Gabrovo 1972-81. Research associate 3rd and 1st ranks and head of section in the Institute of Mechatronics - Gabrovo, 1981-87. Head of section in "ELISA" Ltd. 1988-91. Manager of "Georgi Botev" Co. - Gabrovo 1994. Member of the Board of Managers of the foundation "D.A. Tsenov"-Svishtov, since 1992. Member of the "Grazhdanin" association since 1993. Chair of the foundation "Victoria"-Gabrovo, since 1994. President of the association "Stara Planina" since 1995.

Member of the Radical Democratic Party - RDP (within UDF), since 1991. Chairman of a regional RDP organization in Gabrovo 1993-94. Member of the National Council and of the Executive Committee of the RDP since 1993. Member of the Committee on Ethics of the RDP. Chairman of the Coordination Council of UDF in Gabrovo 1993-94. Member of the Municipal Council from UDF in Gabrovo 1991-94. Chair of the Committee for Youth and Sports at the Municipal Council of Gabrovo. District governor of Lovech district 1992-93. MP (elected in Gabrovo) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of UDF).

Publications: in the field of induction heating.

Leisure interests: basketball, stenography.