Born on March 7, 1963 in Shumen. Married, has one daughter.
Completed high school in Shumen 1981. Graduated in Law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1985. Junior public prosecutor in a regional prosecutor's office 1988. Deputy regional public prosecutor 1990. Member of the Presidency of the Bulgarian Democratic Youth 1990-91.
Member of BSP. Chair of the National Council of the Bulgarian Socialist Youth since 1994, re-elected for another mandate in Oct. 1996. Member of the Supreme Council of BSP. Member of the Executive Bureau of the Supreme Council of BSP since Jan. 1997. MP (elected in Shumen) in the 7th Grand National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of BSP). Secretary of the Committee on Youth in the 7th Grand National Assembly. MP (elected in Shumen) in the 36th National Assembly (Parliamentary Union for Social Democracy). MP (elected in Shumen) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left). Secretary of the Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left.
Leisure interests: dancing.