Born on Feb. 18, 1949 in Burgas. Married, has one son and one daughter.
Completed high school in Malko Tarnovo 1968. Graduated in Law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1978. Worked as officer of the court in Burgas and Aytos 1984-86. Attorney in Pomorie and Burgas 1990. Attorney in Burgas 1992-94. Chairman of the Bulgarian Chamber for Agriculture since 1993.
Member of BZNS. Deputy district governor of Burgas district 1990-91. Member of the municipal board of BZNS-Nikola Petkov in Burgas 1990-92. Chairman of the municipal board of BZNS in Burgas 1992-93. Chairman of the regional board of BZNS in Burgas 1993-95. Member of the Governing Council of BZNS-Nikola Petkov 1991-92. Deputy chair of the Governing Council of BZNS 1992-95.
Leisure interests: numismatics, fine arts.