How Ambassador Daniel Taub helped UK-Israel Trade Reach the Golden Era

The role of an ambassador is to maintain and improve relationships between the home country and host country. Every ambassador desires to see this relationship grow and bear long-lasting fruits during their tenure.

Daniel Taub is one of those ambassadors who managed to accomplish this goal, among many. He made significant improvements between his nation and the host when he was the Israel ambassador to the UK.  Learn more about Daniel Taub: and

As clearly stated in an article Algemeiner published in their website on June 19th, 2015, the trade relationship between the two countries improved tremendously under the leadership of Taub. This post stated that UK and Israel witnessed a double growth in bilateral trade.

Taub’s tenure lasted four years. During these years, the business, cultural and academic link between Israel and UK also increased. According to the article, the trade in these nations entered a golden era and this lead to the establishment of over 300 Israel businesses in the UK.

Moreover, the Israel- Britain Commerce Chamber managed to make more than $5.5 billion in annual bilateral trade. The State for Business, Innovation and Skills British secretary then, Sajid Javid, said that this figure could have reached $7 billion.

About Daniel Taub

Taub was born in the United Kingdom. His parents resided in England, and this is where Daniel Taub was brought up throughout his early years. Taub studied at a high school known as Haberdasher Aske Boy and eventually joined the Oxford and Harvard universities for further studies.

When Daniel Taub was in his 20s in 1989, he decided to take a trip to Israel where he joined the Israeli defense forces.

While serving in the Israeli defense force, Taub was a combat medic and then moved to the international division of law where he served as a junior law officer.

He also served as the president’s speechwriter shortly during his earlier days in Israel. Later on, he was assigned to work with the ministry of foreign affairs.

Daniel Taub held several positions when he was in Israel’s foreign ministry, from political to diplomatic and legal roles. He played vital roles on the country’s missions and managed to represent Israel’s interests in different international platforms. Read more: Daniel Taub | Crunchbase and Daniel Taub | LinkedIn

He also specialized in international law, particularly in countering laws of War and counter-terrorism laws. Taub was also a legal advisor to Israel’s operation to UN in New York and Geneva. Later in 2011, Taub was appointed to be the Israel-UK ambassador.