Born on May 6, 1947 in Sofia. Married, has one son and one daughter.
Completed the Textile high school in Plovdiv 1966. Graduated from the Economic University in Varna 1975. Neon technician in "Iskra"-Plovdiv 1969-70. Head of department and chief accountant in "Avtoremonten zavod" ("Auto-repair Plant") - Smolyan 1975-78. Expert in "Targovia" - Ruse 1978-79. Chief accountant in Ruse University 1980-88. Deputy director, chief of section and assistant to the dean in the Technical University in Plovdiv 1989-91. Chair of the "TEIP-KO" cooperation 1991-94.
Member of the Bulgarian Democratic Forum (within UDF) since 1991. Chair of the Regional Council of the Bulgarian Democratic Forum for Plovdiv district 1993-95. Deputy chair of the Bulgarian Democratic Forum 1993-95. Deputy chair of the Coordination Council of UDF in Plovdiv 1992-93. Deputy chair off UDF since Feb. 1997. MP (elected in Plovdiv) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of UDF). Deputy chair of the Committee on Budget and Finance in the 37th National Assembly since Dec. 1995.