Born on Apr. 19, 1956 in Chepelare, Plovdiv district. Married, has one son.
Completed high school in Chepelare. Graduated from the University for National and World Economy in Sofia 1979. Expert in the Committee on System Unification of Social Information 1979-83. Chief expert in the Bulgarian National Bank 1983-87. Department Director in the Building Bank 1987-90. Deputy president of the Building Bank 1990-92. President of the Building Bank 1992-93. Executive director of the United Bulgarian Bank 1993-95. Member of the Supervisory Board of the United Bulgarian Bank until 1996.
Deputy Minister of Economic Development 1995-96. Deputy director of the Bulgarian National Bank since May 1996.
Leisure interests: sports.