Chairperson of the Committee of Labor, Social and Demographic Policy in the 44-th National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria

Born in Isperih on 24 January 1953.

Education: Masters Degree in Medicine from the Medical University – Varna (1979). Specialisation in anesthesiology and reanimation. More than 20 years practice as Physician – Anesthesiologist and Reanimator

Professional experience: 1997 – 2013 – Member of the 38th, the 39th, the 40th , the 41st, 42nd  National Assembly. 1997 – 2013 – Member of the Labour and Social Policy Committee. 2001 – 2009 – Chairperson of the Labour and Social Policy Standing Committee to the National Assembly. 2010 – 2013 – Deputy Chairperson of the Labour and Social Policy Standing Committee to the National Assembly. 2013 – 2014 – Minister of Labour and Social Policy. 2014 – 2017 – Member of the 43th National Assembly. 2014 – 2017-Chairperson of the Labour, Social and Demographic Committee, 43th National Assembly. 2014 – 2017          – –Member of the Healthcare Committee, 43th National Assembly. 2017– present – Member of the 44th National Assembly. 2017– present  – Chairperson of the Labour, Social and Demographic Committee, 44th National Assembly.

Family status: Married with two children.
Languages: Fluent in Russian and Turkish.