Born on Feb. 8, 1955 in Stara Zagora. Married.
Completed a French college in Algeria 1968-1970. Graduated in Medicine. Worked in First Aid and as anatomy-pathologist in Stara Zagora.
Chair of the Board of Directors of Podkrepa Insurance Trade Union Fund. Founding-member and president of Podkrepa Labor Federation since 1989 (reelected Feb. 1997). Founding-member of UDF. Member of the National Coordination Council of UDF 1990-91. Vice-president of the International Federation of Free Trade Unions.