Daniel Taub is a well -known Israeli diplomat, lawyer as well as a writer of repute who hails from Britain. Between the 2011 and 2015, he was given the diplomatic mandate by the Israeli government of serving as the country’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
Currently, he is the appointed director endowed with planning and strategy of the Yad Hanadiv organization in Jerusalem. Owing to his top notch leadership abilities, he has been able to have a prolific professional career as a diplomat among other positions.
He was born and raised in the United Kingdom. For his secondary education, he went to Hertfordshire and soon thereafter, attended University College in Oxford and later in London before joining Harvard University. In the year 1989, he went back to Israeli and was privileged to work as a medic (combat) for the Israeli Defense Forces. At the same time, he was serving as a reserve officer of the IDF. Read more: Daniel Taub | Ideamench and Daniel Taub | LinkedIn
When he arrived in Israel, he worked as a speechwriter for the then President Herzog. In the year 1991, he joined the Israeli Foreign Ministry and soon after, was appointed in different legal, diplomatic as well as political positions. He is regarded as one of the most prolific experts when matters related to international law, laws of war and counter-terrorism is concerned.
When he was serving as Israeli’s legal advisor to the United Nations in New York and Geneva, he did an exemplary job that earned him a lot of respect between colleagues. He also played a very integral role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He was also a respected member of the Israeli-Syria negotiation team.
Apart from being a lawyer and diplomat, he is also a well-known and respected lecturer and public speaker. He has been widely interviewed in a variety of television stations like CNN, Hard Talk as well as Sky News. Daniel Taub writes frequently on matters touching on Israeli and the Middle East. His articles have appeared in a variety of major newspapers like The Telegram and The Daily Telegraph.
He is an iconic example of a stickler for professional excellence and performance whenever he is endowed with a role. During his days as an Ambassador, he was well known when matters related to placing a very strong emphasis to better links between technology and trade is concerned.
He was among the pioneers of the Bizcamp which was a startup competition that had Google as among the sponsors.
Learn more about Daniel Taub: http://www.daniel-taub.co.il/ and https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/may/08/boycott-israelis-tuc-bigotry