Mitrovci, district Montana
Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament,
Committee on Foreign Affairs,
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety,
Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee,
Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly,
Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee,
Secondary education (1967). University degree, leading to the professional qualification of chemical engineer (1972). Doctor of Technical Science (1977).
Postgraduate student, Prof. Assen Zlatarov University, Bourgas (1972-1977). Research Fellow (1977-1987). Associate Professor (since 1987). Dean of the Postgraduate Studies Sector (1989-1991). Dean of the Faculty for Organic Chemical Technology (1991-1993). Head of the Department on Material Science (1993-1995).
Deputy Mayor of the Municipality of Bourgas (1995-2005).
MP (since 2005).
Member of a university party committee (1989). Member of a Bulgarian Socialist Party Municipal Council (BSP) (2003-2006).
Municipal councillor in Bourgas (1991-1995). Chairwoman of the Committee on Education in the Municipal Council in Bourgas (1991-1995).
Gold medal for intellectual property.