Daniel Taub, the Israel ambassador to Britain, has helped foster relationship and trade between Israel and the United Kingdom. In a statement from the Israel embassy in the UK, Taub was set to resign after serving as Israel ambassador to Britain for four years.
Since Taub was appointed the ambassador four years ago, trade between the two countries has doubled. In addition, there have been significant positive changes that have been witnessed in business, education and cultural links between the two nations.
According to Sajid Javid the British Secretary of State for Business, Innovation, and skills, the total trade between the two nations has entered what he termed as the golden era. This is so because Israeli businesses set ups operations in the UK have grown to over 300.
Moreover, the annual bilateral trade between the two countries according to the Israel-Britain Chamber of Commerce has risen to over $5.5 billion. Javid estimates the annual trade turnover to closer to $7 billion. Learn more about Daniel Taub: http://www.daniel-taub.com/ and http://www.daniel-taub.co.il/
Daniel Taub is a British citizen by birth having been born in the UK in 1962. He was appointed the Israeli ambassador to the UK in 2011. Daniel Taub has also been a peace negotiator and once traveled to Northern Ireland together with a Palestinian counterpart for a peace bench-marking mission.
Daniel Taub has been in the forefront in championing the rights of the Israeli nationals living in the UK. There have been a series of anti-Israeli views and campaigns by student unions and British MP’S. In recent years one of the largest Britain student union voted to adopt a boycott of Israel.
In an interview with the Jewish Chronicle, Taub condemned such acts and went ahead to warn the college administrators that they should allow those who have a contrary opinion to the anti-Israel sentiments freedom of expression without fear or intimidation.
In 2014 Taub Defiantly visited Bradford as a sign of protest to the Israel -free zone campaign which was being championed by George Galloway a British Mp
Daniel Taub is a graduate of Harvard University School of Government, University College in London and Oxford University College. Taub Migrated back to Israel in 1989 and is currently the Director of Strategy and Planning at the Yad Hanadiv Foundation.