Born on June 18, 1954 in the village of Turun, Smolyan municipality, Plovdiv district. Married, has two children.
Graduated in Building Engineering from the University of Architecture, in Building and Geodesy in Sofia 1980, and in Economics from the Economic University of Varna 1988. Completed Managerial high school 1991.
Member of the Democratic Party-1896 (within UDF). Member of the National Coordination Council of UDF since 1995. MP (elected in Smolyan) in the 36th and in the 37th National Assemblies (Parliamentary Group of UDF).