MINISTER OF LABOUR AND SOCIAL POLICY
Georgi Gyokov was born in the village of Lyubenovo, Radnevo municipality. He graduated from high school in Stara Zagora in 1979 and in 1989 he obtained a Master's degree in Technology of Mechanical Engineering and Metal Cutting Machines at the Technical University of Gabrovo (presently "Vasil Aprilov" Technical University). He also has pedagogical qualifications.
In the period from 1989 until 1994 he worked at the Technical University of Gabrovo - research and teaching activities in the field of metallurgy, mechanical engineering, welding, electrophysical and electrochemical processing methods.
Since 1994 he has worked in the social sphere - the Labor Office Directorate in Stara Zagora, starting from the lowest position and has held successively all expert and managerial positions, and since 2006 he was appointed Director of the Bureau.
In the period from 2003 until 2013 he was a municipal councilor in the Municipal Council of Stara Zagora - Chairman of the Standing Committee on Social Policy and Deputy Chairman of the Municipal Council.
Since 2013 he has been a Member of Parliament in the 42nd, 43rd, 44th, 45th, 46th and 47th National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria. During these eight years he has been a member of the Human Rights and Citizens' Complaints Committee (in the 42nd National Assembly) and the Healthcare Committee (in the 43rd, 44th and 46th National Assembly), Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Labor, Social and Demographic Policy (in the 42nd, 43rd, 44th, 46th National Assembly) and Chairman of the Committee on Labor, Social and Demographic Policy (46th National Assembly) and the Committee on interaction with non-governmental organizations and the complaints of citizens (44th National Assembly).