Born on Jan. 4, 1953 in Pazardjik. Married, has one child.
Graduated in Law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski". Post-graduate studies in economy and management of the territorial units at the University for National and World Economy, Sofia. Mayor of the municipality of Belovo, Plovdiv district. Attorney. Chair of the Regional Electoral Commission for the elections for the 36th and 37th National Assemblies.
Mayor of Pazardjik from BSP and coalition since Nov. 1995.