Born on May 13, 1950 in Stara Zagora. Married, has two children.
Graduated from the Chemical University of Technology and Metallurgy in Sofia 1974, and later in Politology from the Academy for Social Sciences in Moscow 1980.
Chief of the "Parliamentary Activity" section in the Supreme Council of BSP 1990-95. Deputy Chief Secretary of the National Assembly 1995. Chief Secretary of the National Assembly since Apr. 1995.