Born on March 1, 1953 in the village of Belodol, Pomorie municipality, Burgas district. Married, has two daughters.
Completed the Building high school in Burgas 1971. Graduated in Building Engineering from the University for Architecture, Building and Geodesy in Sofia 1978. Technical director in "Transstroy"-Burgas 1978-82. Managerial positions 1982-86. Director of the Design organization - Burgas 1986-87.
Member of BSP since 1977. Deputy chair of the Regional People's Council in Burgas 1987. Chair of a commission in the District People's Council in Burgas 1987-90. Municipal councilor in Burgas 1991-95. Head of department in the District Administration of Burgas 1991-94. MP (elected in Burgas) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left) 1995. District governor of Burgas district 1995-Feb. 1997.
Leisure interests: tourism.