Doctor of Economics since 1982. Professor of Economics and Management since 1987. He specialized in Moscow State University – Moscow, HUMBOLD – University of Berlin, University of Delaware, USA and others. Chairman of the Control Council of the Association “Regional Scientific and Technical Unions with the House of Science and Technology – Plovdiv”; Member of the Board of the “International Institute for Cooperative Research” Foundation, Plovdiv; Member of the Academic Council at the University of Food Technology, Plovdiv; Member of the Faculty Council at the “Faculty of Economics” of UFT; Member of the editorial board of Finance magazine www.financebg.com; Member of the editorial board of “Orpheus” magazine. Long-term manager in a public holding company and joint- stock companies in the financial and tourist sphere. Long-term university lecturer and author of over 12 books.