Under the tenure of Ambassador Daniel Taub, who resigned during the 2015 summer, the UK-Israeli trade doubled. The Israeli embassy released a statement detailing the exceptional performance of Taub during his four-year tenure as the Israeli ambassador to the UK.
Speaking during the British Israeli Business Awards, the head of Britain’s Business, Innovation and Skills, Mr. Sajid Javid, said the two nations had gotten into a “golden era.”
The Israel-Britain Chamber of Commerce projected that more than 300 Israeli businesses had made inroads in the United Kingdom and the yearly bilateral trade was not less than $5.5 billion. Learn more about Daniel Taub: https://www.bloomberg.com/authors/AC5IR9iOgJI/daniel-taub
Taub was appointed as the Israeli ambassador back in 2011. He is remembered for accompanying the Palestinian ambassador to Northern Ireland to lead peace talks. Jewish Chronicle had an opportunity to interview this peace negotiator and ambassador in 2012.
He expressed his concerns about what was happening in some colleges and campuses. He cautioned administrators to ensure that students could express their opinions freely and courageously.
Several years later, Britain’s biggest student union voted in support of adopts a boycott of Israel. In 2014, Daniel Taub toured Bradford despite the city’s Member of Parliament declaring it as an “Israel-free zone.
Who is Daniel Taub?
Daniel Taub is a globally recognized lawyer, Israeli diplomat, and an accomplished writer of British descent. Between 2011 and 2015, he represented Israel in the UK as the ambassador. He serves as the head of planning and strategy at the Jerusalem-based Yad Hanadiv Foundation.
Taub was born and raised in the UK. Daniel Taub completed his high school course at the Hertfordshire-headquartered Aske’s Boys School. He got his university education from three top universities: Harvard University, Oxford’s University College, and London’s University College.
Taub relocated to Israel back in 1989. Due to his exceptional writing abilities, he earned a high-profile post in the office of President Chaim Herzog to serve as a speechwriter.
In 1991, he became an employee of the Israeli Foreign Ministry (IFM). Taub has served in many legal, diplomatic, and political positions in the IFM. He is a specialist in international law, with emphasis on laws of war and counter-terrorism.
Taub was instrumental in speeding up the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, overseeing many negotiations that gave birth to numerous agreements between the two conflicting sides.
Daniel Taub has pocketed many coveted awards, including the Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Honoree. Taub received this award due to his efforts of supporting upcoming entrepreneurs and start-ups.
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