Born on Dec. 29, 1947 in Sofia. Married, has one son and one daughter.
Completed high school for shoes production in Sofia 1967. Graduated in Law from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski" 1973. Ph.D. in Law 1982. Attorney in Sofia 1974-75. Assistant professor, 1975-80, senior assistant professor 1980-83, and chief assistant professor 1983-90 in the Department of Law at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski". Associate professor in Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski" since 1990. Professor in international private law since 1996. Attorney in Sofia 1992-94. Member of the Bulgarian Association of International Law.
Not affiliated with any party. Judge in the Constitutional Court since 1994 - elected from the Parliament quota.
Publications: The Law of the Court in Bulgarian International Private Law 1988, International Private Law. Subjects, Property, Obligations 1993, International Family and Patrimonial Law Relations 1994.