Born on May 13, 1948 in the village of Rogosh, Plovdiv district. Married, has two children.
Graduated in Medicine. Worked as an ordinator in the Workers' Hospital in Dimitrovgrad. Chief assistant professor in the field of pulmonary and abdominal surgery at the High Medical Institute of Plovdiv. Chief expert on health services in the District Peoples Council of Haskovo.
Not affiliated with any party. Member of the Interim Executive Committee of the Trade Unions in the Health Services 1990. Head of the Conditions of Work and Ecology department of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria. Deputy chair of Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria since Feb. 1990.