Born on Feb. 13, 1960 in the village of Ribaritsa, Teteven municipality, Lovech district.
Completed high school in Teteven. Graduated in Agrarian Economy from the University for National and World Economy in Sofia 1985. Research associate in the Center for Planning at the State Planning Commission 1985-91.Has been working in the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare since Oct. 1991. Worked on the analysis of the labor market. Deputy chief of the National Office for Employment 1993-95.
Chief of the National Office for Employment and Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Welfare since Feb. 1995.