MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Born in 1962 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Federal Republic of Germany since 2012.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Republic of Austria (2005 -2012).
Deputy Minister of Defense (2001). Has served as Head of Cabinet of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria (2002 – 2005) and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2011 - 2012).
Entered the Bulgarian diplomatic service in 1992.
M.A. degree in International Relations from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia (1989). Has participated in specialization programs at the foreign ministries of the Federal Republic of Germany, the French Republic, the USA, etc.
Fluent in German, English and Russian.