Born on Aug. 12, 1956 in Pernik. Married, has three daughters.
Completed the French language high school in Stara Zagora 1975. Graduated in Philosophy from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1980. Earned a Master of Arts degree in philosophy 1987. Teacher in the French Language High School in Stara Zagora 1980-83. Assistant professor, senior and chief assistant professor at the Medical University of Sofia 1983-90.
Member of BSP since 1986. Member of the Supreme Council of BSP since 1990. Member of the Executive Bureau of the Supreme Council of BSP 1991-96. MP (elected in Sofia) in the 7th Grand National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of BSP). MP (elected in Stara Zagora) in the 36th National Assembly (Parliamentary Union for Social Democracy). MP (elected in Targovishte) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left). Chairman of the Committee on Education and Science in the 37th National Assembly.