Born on 4.09.1964
He has a Master’s degree in History from the IY, Moscow, Russian Federation.
He has a professional qualification on State and Municipal Finance from the Postgraduate and Facultative Education Center at the D.A. Tsenov Academy of Economics, Svishtov.
He started his professional career in 1988 at the Youth Center in Pravets town as a secretary, organizer and director.
1992-1993 – manager of a company for production and recovery of corrugated fiberboard and paper packages.
In 1999-2003 he was Deputy-Mayor of Pravets Municipality and in 2003-2009 Mayor of Pravets Municipality. In 2006 he is awarded the Sofia Region Mayor of the Year Prize.
2009-2013 – Governor of Sofia Region.
2010-2013 – Member of the Monitoring Committee on the implementation of the Operational Programme Environment 2007-2013.
He was a chairman of a Water Supply and Sewerage Association for the area of Sofia Water Supply and Sewerage LLC.
He has managed a number of projects on the construction and development of water supply and sewerage infrastructure, waste management and construction of eco trails in Pravets Municipality.