Greg Secker is an English entrepreneur. He is well known for being a proficient foreign exchange trader. Greg Secker is also an author. He has written several books regarding foreign exchange. The most known being entitled Financial Freedom Through Forex, Trading Your Way to Success. He has also contributed immensely in publishing another book entitled The Book Of Success: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Success. Secker has a series of companies that he has started. Most of them revolve around forex trading. They include: FX Capital, Learn to Trade, SmartCharts Software and Capital Index. Apart from being an author and entrepreneur, Greg Secker is also a philanthropist. He is the founder of a non-profit organization known as The Greg Secker Foundation.
Greg Secker was born in February 1975 in Norfolk, England. He attended the University of Nottingham. At the university, he studied agricultural and food science. However, Secker was not interested in starting a career in that field. While at the university he developed an interest in computer programming and started self-training in programming. This knowledge in computer technology is what would see him join foreign exchange trading after his time at the university.
Greg Secker joined Thomas Cook Financial Services as a trading technologist. Starting off he was not a trader but developed the interest in forex trading after seeing other traders in the company do it. He is the innovator of the first online trading platform known as the Virtual Trading Desk (VTD). This was the first platform that could avail real-time foreign exchange quotes. When he was 25 years old, he joined Mellon Financial Corporation as the vice president. Here, he was able to interact with fellow expert traders with whom they developed some of the most successful trading strategies that exist today. In 2003 he retired and started individual trading as a full-time job. He was trading from home. He started training people on forex trading strategies by setting up a trading floor right from his home. He founded a forex training group known as Knowledge to Action Group. He later founded the Learn to Trade so that he could reach more people in the whole world.