Born on Feb. 4, 1958 in Vratsa. Married, has one son and one daughter.
Completed high school in Vratsa 1976. Graduated in Philosophy from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski". Post-graduate studies in Economics at the University for National and World Economy in Sofia. Senior assistant professor since 1979. Expert in the Council for Culture in Vratsa 1983-87. Lecturer at the Institute of School Teachers in Vratsa 1987-91.
Member of the Radical Democratic Party 1991-96. Member of the Democratic Party since Nov. 1996. Political secretary of the Radical Democratic Party 1993-96. Member of the Supreme Party Council of DP since Nov. 1996. Member of the Central Bureau of the Democratic Party since Dec. 1996. Deputy chair of the Coordination Council of UDF in Vratsa 1990-92. MP (elected in Vratsa) in the 36th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of UDF). Deputy chairman of the Parliamentary Group of UDF in the 36th National Assembly 1993-94. MP (elected in Vratsa) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Peoples Union-BANU, Democratic Party). Deputy chairman of the Parliamentary Group of the Peoples Union.