Born on Oct. 22, 1954 in the village of Dyulevo, Grudovo municipality, Burgas district. Married, has two children.
Graduated in Law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1978. Ph.D. in Law. Trainee-judge in Sofia City Court. Inspector in Sofia City Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Research associate 1st rank, deputy chief and chief of section, deputy director and chief of the "Struggle with Crime" section at the Scientific and Research Center for Criminal Law and Criminology of the Ministry of the Interior.
MP (elected in Burgas) in the 36th National Assembly (Parliamentary Union for Social Democracy). Secretary of the Parliamentary Union for Social Democracy. MP (elected in Burgas) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left) Dec.1994-Jan.1995 and from May 1996 on. Secretary in charge of expertise and information supply of the Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left in the 37th National Assembly, Jan. 1995. Minister of Internal Affairs Jan. 1995-May 1996.
Publications: studies on criminal law, criminology and operative and investigating activities.