Born on June 1, 1951 in the village of Dolna Koznitsa, Nevestino municipality, Sofia district. Married, has one son and one daughter.
Completed high school for fine mechanics and optics in Sofia 1970. Graduated in Mining Engineering from the University for Mining and Technology in Sofia 1977. Post-graduate studies at the Institute for Improving the Qualification of Leaders and Experts "Minugleprom" in Russia 1986. Foreman of a shift and deputy chief engineer in the "Bobovdol" mines 1977-81. Chief of the ventilation section, organizer of production, chief engineer and chief of a project in "Minstroy-Bobov dol". Headed a project in Nigeria 1992. Chief engineer, director, and executive director of "Minstroy-Bobov dol".
Member of BSP since 1979. MP (elected in Kyustendil) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left). Deputy chair of the Committee on Energy and Energy Resources in the 37th National Assembly.
Awards: "Outstanding Officer of the Ministry of Energy" 1986.