Daniel Taub: A Model Ambassador


Daniel Taub, British ambassador of the State of Israel, wrapped up his time as ambassador to the United Kingdom back in 2015. In addition to his responsibilities as ambassador, he also worked as a writer and lawyer.

According to those who worked with him, he was very well-liked and will be sorely missed. Daniel is proud of the work that he has put in and asserts that relations between the United Kingdom and Israel are stronger than ever.

Daniel is more than an ambassador though; he is a loving family man and offers astute insights, both about working as an ambassador and life in general.

Daniel Taub was born in the United Kingdom in 1962 and attended the Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School as a young child. He went on to attend some of the most prestigious schools in the world, including Harvard, Oxford, University College, and London University. After moving to Israel, he put his skills to use as a military medic.

Following that stint, Daniel became a speechwriter for the President of Israel, subsequently joining the Israeli Foreign Ministry to put his talents to good use.

Some previous positions held by Daniel Taub include international law expert, legal advisor and lawyer, and negotiator. He extensively studied terrorism and the laws of war to equip himself in the courtroom.

As a result of his success, he became ambassador to the United Kingdom, and successfully implemented trade and business tactics that strengthened the relationship between the UK and Israel. In addition, he is a renowned public speaker and lecturer, as well as an accomplished writer.

Today, Daniel Taub looks back on his enriching career, and offers advice for those looking to accomplish great things. He stated in an article with Huffpost that part of his success is due to never looking back; that he was able to achieve his goals by looking forward towards the future.

Now that he has completed his time as ambassador to the UK, Daniel asserted that he looks forward to have more time for reading, spending time with his family, going to the theater, and indulging in one of his guilty pleasures: Cadbury chocolates. Even the hardest working diplomats need a break now and then it seems.

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