Daniel Taub holds many titles for a man his age. He is a writer, Israeli diplomat and an international lawyer who has specialized in counter-terrorism as well as the laws of war.
Among the many titles, he has held, is that of Israeli’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, which he served from 2011 to 2015. It is a position that Taub served to the satisfaction of the citizens of both nations.
During the four years, he was an ambassador, the relations between the two nations strengthened economically, education wise and cultural wise. He was born in 1962 and brought up in the United Kingdom, and it is there that he received his formal education. Read more: Daniel Taub | LinkedIn and Daniel Taub – Crunchbase
Later on, Daniel moved to Israel. Here he served in various capacities such as IDF’s combat medic, a reserve officer in the IDF’s international law division, and the president’s speechwriter.
Later on, he joined the Israeli Foreign Ministry, where again he held various legal, diplomatic and political posts. Daniel Taub served as a legal advisor to Israeli’s missions to the United Nations in Geneva and New York.
Another of his significant involvements is that of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. His role was to help negotiate the agreements reached between the two sides.
Daniel Taub was also part of the Israel-Syrian peace negotiations, among other peacemaking responsibilities. His duties in the Israeli foreign ministry prepared him adequately for his role as an ambassador to the United Kingdom.
In 2011, Daniel Taub was appointed an ambassador to the court of St James. Those who criticized his appointment for being junior for the position were to be proved wrong four years later after his outstanding performance. Upon his appointment, Taub became the second UK-born Israeli ambassador to Britain.
A memorable moment was when Daniel presented his credentials to the queen. She asked him how it felt serving as an ambassador in the land he was born and raised. The queen was aware that Daniel had to give up his British citizenship before going to Israel.
Therefore, she asked Daniel how he felt serving a country that he had immigrated less than 30 years earlier. Daniel Taub responded by stating that he was privileged to have lived in Britain and that he hoped to show his gratitude by strengthening the ties of the corporation between the countries.
According to Daniel Taub, Britain is not just crucial to Israel in a historical way. On the contrary, it plays a pivotal role in Europe. He also believes that Britain media is the world media and that Britain is the financial center of the world.
That is why when he had the chance; he strengthened the ties between U.K. and Israel because he believes that the two countries have a lot to offer each other.