Daniel Taub – article recap

Daniel Taub Double the UK-Isralie Trade and Now He Has Since Retired


Some of you may or may not have heard by now, but Daniel Taub is no longer the Israeli Ambassador. Daniel Taub took up the job back in 2011. In those four years, Danial Taub helped to resurrect the business and cultural links between Israel and the UK. He also helped to double the trade deals.


“This has been the golden era. Daniel really helped to turn our cultural and business components around. We have seen trade deals go way past the $3 billion mark. This has never happened before. Daniel was the one who made it all happen. Now, we are saying goodbye to him. He came in to do what he set out to do and now he is finished”.


Sajid Javid, British Secretary


A Brief Background on Daniel Taub


He was actually born in the UK in 1962. He has become to date an Israeli Diplomat, an international lawyer, and a writer. As a young child, he attended a secondary school in Hertfordshire. He studied at 5 different colleges including Oxford, Harvard, and University College. In 1989, he gave up his British citizenship, at least part-time, and became a full-time Israeli.


He worked as a combat medic in the Israeli Defense Forces. He has since held many diplomatic and international posts. Legally, he is well-trained in counter-terrorism and laws of war. Militarily, his allegiance lies with the Israeli armed forces.


You might have read some of his articles. He contributes regularly to The Telegraph, Huffington Post, and The Times, as well as a few others.


What Happens Now?


At the time of the initial reporting of the story, they had no idea who his successor would be. According to resources now, his current successor is Mark Regev, and before Daniel, it was Ron Prosor. Though, many on the inside conclude that no one will be as good as Daniel Taub was.


“Daniel is one-of-a-kind. He did things no one else could. He had insight and knowledge on things that no one else has been equipped to handle. We wish him well. Mark is a good man, but he has some very large shoes to fill”.


Representative from the UK-Israeli Trade Federation


To find out more about Daniel Taub click https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Taub