Daniel Taub was born in Great Britain in 1962. He earned his education at Oxford University in London, and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
In 1989 he moved to Israeli and has served as a combat medic for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), as well as serving in their international law division as a reserve officer. Joining the Israeli Foreign Ministry in 1991. He held the position of Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 2011 to 2015. Read more: Daniel Taub | LinkedIn and Daniel Taub | About
When the Queen of Britain asked what it was like to serve as ambassador to his birth country, he replied: “I feel tremendously privileged that it fell to me to raise my children in their historic homeland after two millennia of exile, but I am also aware that in that arc of 2,000 years the greatest opportunity for my family was found here in Britain, and I hope to express my appreciation for that by deepening ties of cooperation between our countries.”
Daniel Taub makes trade and technology a number one priority; his introduction of the Bizcamp start-up competition with Google is a fine example of this priority; in which he was nominated the “Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award”. In January or 2013, Taub was awarded the “Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Honoree” for his support of young start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Another one of Taub’s priority focal points is that of cross-culture and inter-faith activities. Having received invitations to teach at Westminster Abbey and the Church of England Synod, for classes in both Hebrew and Biblical studies.
Daniel Taub has been known for his great humor, of which makes him a great lecturer and public speaker. Daniel Taub has been interviewed by several popular television networks, such as CNN, Newsnight, Sky News, and the BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.
An Israeli’s diplomat and the Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 2011 through 2015, Daniel Taub is also and an international lawyer and writer. He is currently serving as the director of strategic planning for the Yad Hanadiv (Rothschild) Foundation in Jerusalem.
Daniel Taub is a very busy man with being a diplomat and ambassador, he also finds time to be a loving husband and father to his wife and six children.