Daniel Taub is a former ambassador of Israel to the United Kingdom. Though now a retired diplomat, his role in the office of the ambassador in the United Kingdom remains one of his greatest achievements on behalf of his country. Daniel Taub was appointed to the office in 2011 and left in 2015.
As an Israeli diplomat, he was tasked with building the reputation of his country in Europe. Israel being one of the countries that have for a long time been embroiled in the Middle East crisis, this was not going to be a walk in the Park for the England-born diplomat. He had to serve with dedication, commitment, wisdom, and courage so that he could accomplish his mandate. Despite the onus task that he was faced with, he did not disappoint. He remains one of the best diplomats to have ever represented Israel.
Daniel Taub is a highly learned and experienced international lawyer with a solid educational background in counter-terrorism. With this educational background, he has been of great help to his country in the fields of law, politics, and diplomacy. Before his appointment to the position of an ambassador, he had held various other positions in the government of Israel. He was the Principal Deputy Legal Advisor serving in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
As a lawyer, he was the lead legal adviser for the delegation that represented Israel at the United Nations’ headquarters in Geneva and New York. Currently, he is retired from active diplomatic duties and is serving as a director for a foundation based in Jerusalem known as Yad Hanadiv.
Daniel Taub was born and raised in Britain. He, later on, moved to Israel and relinquished his British citizenship after he was appointed an ambassador. He became the second Britain-born ambassador to represent Israel in London.
The appointment of Daniel Taub gave him a good opportunity to serve these two countries that had played a pivotal role in shaping his destiny. He was determined to strengthen the ties between the two countries by establishing areas of common interests where the two would complement each other.
One of the areas that excelled during his tenure was the trade. According to a report released by the office of the ambassador before he left office, it showed that trade between UK and Israel had doubled during his time in office. The two countries were in trade deals worth more than $7 billion annually. Learn more: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/may/08/boycott-israelis-tuc-bigotry