Daniel Taub is an Israeli diplomat and international lawyer. He served as the Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 2011 until 2015 and is currently Director of Strategy and Planning of the Yad Hanadiv foundation.
Born in Great Britain in 1962, Taub moved to Israel in 1989. He served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) as a combat medic and as a reserve officer in the IDF’s international law division.
Taub joined the Israeli Foreign Ministry in 1991 and has held a wide variety of legal and diplomatic posts He was extensively involved in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, and led the Israeli side of the Culture of Peace track of negotiations. He was also a member of Israel's negotiation team in the Israel-Syrian negotiations. He has represented Israel at many international legal and diplomatic forums and conferences and writes and lectures widely on international law and negotiation theory. Taub was educated at University College, Oxford; University College, London; and Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. He is married and has six children.