Born on Dec. 21, 1962 in Kermen, Sliven municipality, Burgas district. Married, has two sons.
Completed high school in Sliven 1980. Graduated in Law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1986. Trainee-judge in the District Court in Sliven 1987. Assistant professor and senior assistant professor at the Department of Law at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1987-91, chief assistant professor since 1994. Member of the Governing Council of the Union of Agrarian Cooperations in Bulgaria since 1994. Member of the Union of Lawyers in Bulgaria.
Member of BSP since 1984. Member of the Supreme Council of BSP 1994-96. Chair of the Committee on Agriculture at the Supreme Council of BSP 1994-96. MP (elected in Sliven) in the 36th National Assembly (Parliamentary Union for Social Democracy). Secretary of the Parliamentary Union for Social Democracy in the 36th National Assembly. MP (elected in Sliven) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left).
Publications: "Comments on Land Reform Act" 1991, "Restoration of Land Ownership in the Building Borders of the Settlements - as Enacted by Land Reform Act" 1994.
Leisure interests: reading.