Boyko Borisov

Picture of Boyko Borisov

Date of Birth: 06/13/1959

Age: 57

Place of birth: Bankya

Citizenship: Bulgaria


After earning 68.5 percent of the votes, independent candidate Boyko Borisov won the elections in Sofia and became the mayor of the Bulgarian capital.

Boyko Metodiev Borisov was born on June 13, 1959 in Bankya. His father Metodi Borisov until 1987 he worked in the Sofia city Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. In 1982, Boyko Borisov graduated from high school a special Ministry of Internal Affairs and received a degree in engineering, specialty "Fire prevention and safety" and the rank of lieutenant. In the same year began to work in the Sofia municipal government, first as a platoon commander, and then the company.

From 1985 to 1990 he was a professor of the Higher Institute for the training of officers and research activities Ministry of Internal Affairs. He defended his thesis on "The psychophysical training of operational staff." In 1990 he resigned from the Interior Ministry. He founded the firm "Epon-1" in 1991. Currently, it is one of the biggest security firms in the country. In 2001 he was appointed Chief Secretary Ministry of Internal Affairs with the rank of Colonel. In 2004 he was awarded the rank of lieutenant-general.

He participated in the organization of joint operations for the disclosure of crimes related to the organization of drug trafficking, illegal emigration.

He has a daughter from his first marriage.