Daniel Taub is among the most respected and acclaimed Israeli diplomats. This is because he is a stickler for integrity, diplomacy, hard work and transparency. In the many years he has worked for the Israeli government in different capacities, he always had one consistency; of doing things right and at the right time.
He was born in the United Kingdom and schooled there until he finished university. His thirst for a challenging job and new environment pushed him to return to Israel and embark on a long and interesting journey towards becoming a top respected diplomat.
When he arrived in Israel, he did not go and become a diplomat straight away. Rather, he went through a rigorous and intriguing journey to get where he is today.
His first job in Israel was with the Israeli Defense Forces as a combat field medic. It therefore means that before he started negotiating for peace, he actually knew how painful it is to get it at times. He did the job with commitment and diligence and after a short while, started doing international law gigs in the IDF in acting capacity. Read more: Daniel Taub | Crunchbase and Daniel Taub | Ideamench
At one point when they proved that he was competent enough, he was made the President’s speechwriter which acted as his launching pad to a greater and better diplomatic career.
Once he started writing speeches for the President, his intelligence and professionalism was quickly noticed. He was also impressively well conversant with matters international law at the time.
Soon after, the Foreign Ministry needed him and made him one of their own in the year 1990. Upon joining the ministry, he was occupied with different roles that required intervention to make peace as well as where international law was required to be applied. Learn more about Daniel Taub: http://www.alondon.net/index.php?action=art&id=7198&lang=he_IL and https://www.jnf.co.uk/2015/07/jnf-uk-bids-farewell-ambassador-daniel-taub/
Owing to his brilliance at the negotiating table, Israel was able to effortlessly become a peace advocating giant in the region. In the year 2011, he was appointed the Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom. Again, he proved very instrumental in forging his country’s international relations with the United Kingdom and the West in general. At work, he is described by many as very disciplined and committed.
Daniel also exhibits refreshing traits like having a reading culture and a public speaking talent. He has written several books and also travels the world giving talks on different international law and diplomacy subjects. Daniel’s story can be an inspiration to many that to get to the top, one has to wait and persevere a lot.