EDUCATION:    
     
1962 - 1967   Secondary School - Graduate of First English Language School - Sofia
1967 - 1972   Higher Education - Faculty of Law at Sofia University - Sofia
1976   PHD, International Law
1996   Post Graduate Marketing & Management Course in Tampa, Florida, USA
     
     
PROFESIONAL EXPERIENCE:    
     
1972 - 1973   Judge, Sofia Regional Court.
1973 -1994   Committee of Tourism at the Council of Ministers:
Positions:   Legal Adviser
    Senior Legal Adviser
    Head Legal Department
    Secretary General
    Vice - President
    President
    Senior Vice President
Since April 1994   Balkantourist Holding JSC
CEO & Chairman of the Board of Directors
1994 - 1998   Grand Hotel Varna" JSC
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hotel Company
Since September 1998   "Grand Hotel Varna" JSC
Position: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Hotel Company
1996- 1999   " Rila Borovets" JSC
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hotel Company
Since 1995   "Balkantourist" JSC.
CEO & Chairman of the Board of Directors
Since August 1999   "Balkantourist" JSC.
Executive Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Since 1997   "Grand Hotel Veliko Turnovo" JSC.
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Since December 1997   "Balkantourist Rent a Car" JSC.
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Since January 1997   "MG Bulgaria" JSC
Member of the Board of Directors
2001   Bulgarian Association of Travel Agencies
Vice President
     
     
LANGUAGES:    
Bulgarian   native language
English   bilingual
Russian   spoken and written
     
MARITAL STATUS:   married, one daughter