Daniel Taub was born in great Britain in the year 1962. He went to Haberdashers Aske’s Boys High School in Elstree, Hertfordshire. Thereafter, he attended higher education at Oxford. He then joined the university college in London and later attended the Harvard University.
He went to Israel in 1989 where he started working with the Israeli Defense Forces as a combat medic. Later in 1991, he began working with the Israel government as part of the ministry of foreign affairs where he rose to become a diplomat in the ministry. He also served as a speechwriter for the then president Chaim Herzog. Learn more about Daniel Taub: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/personal-view/8833883/Gilad-Shalits-return-is-a-testament-to-Israels-love-of-life.html
Daniel has mastery in international law more so in counter-terrorism and laws of war. So this was a placement that he was well qualified for.
Trade relations increased significantly when Daniel Taub became the UK ambassador to Israel. From 2011 through to 2013 the bilateral trade between the two countries that is the UK and Israel increased to 8 billion dollars. He really emphasized on trade and technology.
He is the person who first brought up the Bizcamp startup competition in conjunction with Google. Daniel was also put up for the grassroots diplomat initiative award for developing business and trade. Read more: Daniel Taub | Crunchbase and Daniel Taub | Ideamench
He has been in the frontline of peace negotiations between various countries. Daniel was part of the peace talk team that was sent to negotiate between Palestine and Israel as well as the team that went to Syria.
He has been a diplomat international lawyer and the UK ambassador since 2011 through to 2015. He was the legal advisor to the Israel ministry of foreign affairs when he was working with the ministry.
As he was being inaugurated as the UK ambassador to Israel, Daniel said that he hoped to unite them both in terms of trade, culture, and business. This he managed to achieve as stated.
His Jewish origin is what actually pushed him to relocate back to Israel. This is because he is a staunch Jew who believes in the culture and traditions of his people.
Daniel Taub is also a lecturer and a public speaker. He is not afraid to air his views, and he has appeared on several television stations including CNN, Hardtalk, sky news and a number of other stations.
He also has been the first-ever Israeli to be interviewed by the BBC Persian service. He is currently working as the director of strategy and planning of the Yad Hanadiv (Rothschild) foundation in Jerusalem.