Date of birth: 2nd July 1955
Kiril Ananiev started working at the Ministry of Finance in 1980, after graduating from the University of National and World Economy with a degree in Finance and Credit.
He has specialized in financing of social and culture expenditures at the University of National and World Economy, and in healthcare reform in Chicago, USA.
He took all expert positions until becoming Head of State Expenditure General Directorate and Deputy Minister of Finance for three consecutive governments in the period 1998-2009.
He was also Financial Policy Secretary for the administration of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria (2009-2011) and Counsellor to the Political Office of the Prime Minister (2013-2014).
From August 2014 to January 2017 was Deputy Minister of Finance.
From 27.01.2017 to 03.05.2017 was Minister of Finance of the Republic of Bulgaria in the caretaker government of Prime Minister Prof. Ognyan Gerdzhikov.
From 04.05.2017 to 10.11.2017 was Deputy Minister of Finance in the third government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.
He was elected for Minister of Health on 10 November 2017 by the 44-th National Assembly.