Born on July 7, 1938 in the village of Chavdar, Sofia district. Married, has two children.
Graduated from the Technical University of Sofia 1967. Worked for 35 years in the system of railway transportation. Occupied the following positions: chief of traffic, organizer of production, head of department and director in the Bulgarian State Railways. Head of department in "Metrostroy". Head of the "Exploitation" and "Control and Revenues" departments of the Bulgarian State Railways. Four years deputy chief and 10 years chief of the Railways Office in Sofia. Director general of "Metropoliten" - Sofia 1990-92. Director general of the Bulgarian State Railways, July 1994-Jan. 1995. Minister of Public Transportation Jan. 1995-Feb. 1997.