Born on Sept. 16, 1957 in Radomir, Sofia district. Married, has one daughter.
Completed the Technical high school in Sofia 1976. Graduated in Bulgarian Philology from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1984. High school teacher 1958-88. Consultant to the Minister of Education 1988-90. Advisor in the Council of Ministers 1990-92. Executive director of "Radio and Television 99 Holding".
Not affiliated with any party. Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Technology since 1995.