Born on Dec. 16, 1945 in Sofia. Married, has two children.
Graduated from the University for National and World Economy in Sofia. Post-graduate studies in the USA. Ph.D. in Economics 1975. Economist in "V. Kolarov" plant 1970-73. Worked in the Central Institute of Computing Machinery 1973-81. Lecturer at the University for National and World Economy in Sofia 1981-90. Associate professor since 1989. Head of the "Tax Administration" Main Office in the Ministry of Finance.
Deputy Minister of Finance since 1995.