About Daniel Taub
Daniel Taub was the Israeli Diplomat in the United Kingdom between 2011 and 2015. Daniel Taub apart from being a diplomat is a writer and an international law attorney. Taub was born in the United Kingdom in 1962. He moved to Israel in 1989.
Taub attended his primary level and secondary level education in the United Kingdom. He later attended the university college London, University College Oxford and Harvard University.
After moving to Israel in 1989, Daniel Taub joined the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). He first started his role as a combat medic before being appointed as a reserve officer in the IDF’s international law division. Daniel Taub managed to secure his citizenship while working under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Still, in Israel, Daniel Taub was the speechwriter for the then president Chaim Herzog. Taub has a wife and six children.
Daniel Taub was involved in many interviews as an envoy in the United Kingdom. He used to appear at the Newsnight TV show alongside other experts and professionals in the academic field. She always articulated the state of the Middle East region to the world with great passion. According to Taub, it was important to concentrate on the positive things that were happening in the region.
Having been born in the United Kingdom, Daniel Taub was able to connect with both sides of the government. He was also able to relate well with Jewish community living in the United Kingdom. He was known to be a staunch Jewish believer even in the course of carrying out his duties.
One of his achievements as the Israeli diplomat, was in strengthening the trade deals between Israeli and the U.K. In his four years of service he ensured that the trade deals between the two countries doubled. He also ensured that other interactions between the two countries in the form of business, education and cultural links also improved.
According to statistics by the U.K secretary in charge of commerce, the annual bilateral trade deals stood at $7 billion by the time Daniel Taub was leaving office. This was an achievement never recorded in the history of the two countries diplomatic relations.
To make the matter even juicier, Daniel Taub ensured that the number of Jewish owned businesses in the United Kingdom grew to over 3000.
During his farewell party, Daniel Taub was praised by the Jewish community for advocating their issues and those of Israel adequately on the global platform.
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