Born on July 31, 1968, in Kyustendil
Education and training
Graduated from the Technical University in Sofia, Specialty "Electronics and Automation"
2005 – Completed specialized course at International Law Enforcement Academy /ILEA/ in Budapest
2008 – Completed specialized course at International Law Enforcement Academy /ILEA/ in Roswell, USA
1996 - Started his professional career at the Ministry of Interior (Sofia Metropolitan Police Directorate, Criminal Police Unit) and has consecutively taken the following positions:
September 2009 – Deputy Director of Sofia Metropolitan Police Directorate
February 24, 2015 – 23 July 2020 - Director of National Police General Directorate;
Appointed as Minister of Interior on July 24, 2020 by the 44-th National Assembly.