Ambassador Daniel Taub doubled U.K- Israel trade deals

Daniel Taub was born in 1962 in the Great Britain. He was the Israeli ambassador to the Great Britain between the years 2011 and 2015. He served for 4 years. Daniel was well educated having gone to the prestigious Oxford University and the Kennedy School of Government at the Harvard University. Learn more about Daniel Taub: https://www.bloomberg.com/authors/AC5IR9iOgJI/daniel-taub

Daniel Taub moved officially to Israel in 1989. Being an accomplished international lawyer with education in peace negotiation, his role in the Israel foreign ministry was very much needed.

This was at a time when there was an intensified conflict between Israel and Palestine. Daniel first served as a medic and as a reserve officer in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). In 1991, that is when he started working officially for the Israeli foreign ministry.

While working for the ministry, Daniel had the opportunity of working in various legal and diplomatic post both within and outside Israel. He would later be appointed an ambassador in 2011.

During his tenure, one of his accomplishments as an ambassador was the creation of better trade agreements between the two countries. Daniel being conversant with the cultures of the two countries did not have difficulties blending in. He was able to connect the two countries quite well. Read more: Daniel Taub | LinkedIn

The trade relations between Israel and the United Kingdom were able to hit a record high. In fact, in the four years of his reign, he pushed the trade deals by double.

He made sure that the countries shared a lot in terms of academics, business links, and cultural links. His tenure was termed by the British secretary of state in charge of business, skills, and innovations as a “golden era”. More than 300 Israeli owned businesses were opened across the United Kingdom. The annual trade transactions also rose to an all-time high of over $5.5 billion with even an upper projection of $7 billion by some business pundits.

As a peace negotiator in the Middle East region, Daniel Taub was able to spearhead various peace negotiation missions.

Daniel Taub was a firm believer in the Jewish culture. In an interview with the Jewish Chronicles, he defended the rights of the Jewish to be heard without intimidation by anyone. He felt that the Israeli students in the United Kingdom were being discriminated upon.

Daniel Taub stood for the rights of the Israelis. He never allowed anyone to be discriminated because of their origin. It is for this reason that during his welfare ceremony, he was recognized as the best Israeli ambassador to the U.K ever.