Daniel Taub an Israeli diplomat and international lawyer.
He was born in Britain in 1962 and was educated at University College, Oxford; University College, London and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
He moved to Israel in 1989. Since that time, he has served in the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) as a combat medic and as a reserve officer in the international law division. He began to work for the Israeli Foreign Ministry in 1991 and has held many legal and diplomatic posts.
From 2011 to 2015, he served as Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom, and from 2015 to 2021 as Director of Strategy and Planning of the Yad Hanadiv (Rothschild) Foundation.
He has written extensively on Israel and the Middle East, including articles in The Times, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph and The Huffington Post.
Mr. Taub writes and lectures widely on international law and negotiation theory.