Born on Sept. 5, 1951 in Sofia. Married, has three children.
Graduated in Law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1978. Auditor in the field of State Public Security since 1980. Expert, chief expert and chair of the State Public Security. Expert at social and labor legislation. Over 12 years of experience in the field of social security and labor relations.
Not affiliated with any party. Deputy chair of the Committee on Labor and Social Security and Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Welfare 1990-92. Member of the Board of the International Federation on Social Security. Chief expert and secretary of the Union for Economic Initiative of the Citizens, its representative in the National Council for Trilateral Cooperation 1992-94. MP (elected in Razgrad) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left) 1995. Minister of Labor and Social Welfare Jan. 1995-Feb. 1997.