Daniel Taub, Born 1962 in Britain, is an Israeli diplomat who was an Ambassador to the UK between 2001 to 2015. He schooled in the University of Oxford and later joined Harvard University School of Government.
He lived in Great Britain and then moved to Israel in 1989 where he joined the Israeli Defense Forces as a reserve officer the division of international law and also as medic combat. Learn more about Daniel Taub: https://www.jnf.co.uk/2015/07/jnf-uk-bids-farewell-ambassador-daniel-taub/
During his four year tenure as an ambassador, the United Kingdom, and Israel trade double, for instance, between the years 2011 and 2012, the bilateral trade is believed to have increased to $billion.
Mr. Taub introduced the Bizcamp start-up competition in partnership with Google, and this leads him to be nominated for the Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award for his input in developing trade and business.
The Israeli Embassy commented on his significant deepening of business, cultural and academic links. British Secretary of State for Innovations, Business, and Skills Sajid said during the award ceremony that the two countries have a “golden era” as over 300 Israeli business had been set up in the United Kingdom.
During one time, Daniel Taub visited the city of Bradford amid the controversial remark by Bradford West MP George Galloway declaring the city as an “Israeli free zone.” Mr. Taub later told the Telegraph and Argus that he went there following an invitation from its community. Read more: Daniel Taub | Ideamench and Daniel Taub | Crunchbase
Mr. Taub contradicted the remarks made by the MP, and the city portrayed different impression from what Galloway promoted. He also added that there is the need for people from different faiths and backgrounds to live and work together.
Daniel Taub is currently an Israeli diplomat and international attorney. He has specialized in counter-terrorism and also the laws of war. Mr. Taub serves as a legal adviser to the Israel missions to the United Nations in New York. During the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Mr. Taub played a vital as a negotiator; He was also a member of the team who leads the negotiations between Israel and Syria.
Daniel Taub is also a writer in the Guardian, The Times, Huffington Post and the Daily Telegraph. He has extensively written about Israel and Middle East matter and usually lectures about negotiation theory and international law.
Additionally, Mr. Taub is a scriptwriter on one of the Israeli drama series HeChatzer. This series breaks down the stereotypes of the religious and secular divisions in Israeli society.