Born on March 12, 1952 in Varna. Married, has one daughter.
Completed Industrial chemistry high school in Varna 1971. Graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University in Varna 1980. Research associate at a number of institutes of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Varna. Member of the International Organization of Electrical Engineers in New York, 1992-94.
Member of the Social Democratic Party (SDP - within UDF), since 1990. Chairman of the Regional Union of the SDP in Varna 1992-94. Member of the Executive Bureau of the SDP since Dec. 1995. Deputy chairman of the Coordination Council of UDF in Varna 1992-93. MP (elected in Varna) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of UDF).
Leisure interests: swimming, jogging.