Born on March 3, 1949.
Graduated from the University of Mining and Geodesy in Sofia 1973. Post-graduate studies at Moscow Mining University. Worked in "Maritsa-Iztok" for more than 20 years. Deputy chair of the Committee of Energy 1991 and Apr.-June 1996.
Deputy Minister of Energy and Energy Resources - in charge of the coal output, June 1996-Feb. 1997.