Having previously studied international law and negotiation theory, Daniel Taub worked as an intellectual property attorney in Israel.
However, during the Madrid Peace Conference, there was the need for serious peace negotiations with Israel neighbors and Daniel Taub took a short detour that swallowed his life from there on. He started working with the Israel ministry from this time onwards, becoming the country’s ambassador to the UK between 2011 and 2015.
The witty advocate adorns a unique sense of humor and says during his days as ambassador, no two days were alike. Daniel Taub says he got involved in a number of events such as academic cooperation, Jewish and other faith communities, political discourse, security and intelligence relations, technology and business cooperation, media among other public diplomatic activities.
He was always out exploring new areas that have not been exposed and reaching out to such populations.
Currently, the international lawyer functions as the director of planning and strategy at the Rothschild Foundation in Jerusalem.
He was born in London, Great Britain in 1962, and studied at the University College in Oxford and London, and later attended Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University for his master’s. When it comes to argument, he is excellent and possesses very persuasive traits during debates owing to his good literary talents. Learn more about Daniel Taub: https://ideamensch.com/daniel-taub/ and https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jul/13/israel-peace-pressure-israeli
When he returned to his native country Israel, he started working as a reserve officer and combat medic with Israel Defense Forces (IDF) mainly with the international law division. He wrote the contemporary soap opera- HatHatzer, which was filmed in Chasidic Rebbe.
Moreover, he is passionate about values of the Jewish education giving lectures on Jewish literature and history. His insights and knowledge in counter-terrorism have been instrumental when at the embassy and in the foreign affairs ministry.
Daniel Taub is hardworking and was one of the speechwriters for President Chaim Herzog. He was repaid for his exceptional skills and knowledge despite being young with the ambassadorial appointment to the Court of St. James. He has held many diplomatic, political and legal positions in Israel’s foreign ministry as he has proven a resourceful countryman.
He was actively involved in the Israel-Syrian negotiations and served as a negotiator for Israel with Palestine during the peace finding process. Moreover, he represented Israel at the International Court of Justice regarding the Gaza flotilla accident which was brought by the UN. He is married with six children.