Born on Dec. 11, 1943 in the village of Malenovo, Straldja municipality, Burgas district. Married, has two daughters.
Graduated from the Economic University of Varna, and earned a degree in International Relations in Moscow. Worked in the tourist industry since 1968, tour-guide in Nesebar. Representative of the Committee on Tourism in Berlin for 8 years. Chair of the cooperation "Tourism-Slanchev Bryag".
Not affiliated with any party. MP (elected in Burgas) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left).