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Greg Secker the Trader with a Passion for Helping Others

At the age of 45, Greg Secker has achieved a lot in business, philanthropy and his personal life. Greg started his career life at Thomas Cook Financial services before branching out to the foreign exchange business. The Virtual Trading Desk, one of Greg’ invention is the pioneer online forex trading platform enabling customers to receive real-time quotes for transactions in the forex market. Greg managed the Virtual Trading Desk and won the 1998 British Telecom Award for innovation and setting the trend in e-commerce.

By age 25, he became Vice President of Mellon Financial Corporation. With years of experience and exposure, Greg’s trading accounts expanded significantly. He decided to leave Mellon and start his first enterprise Learn to Trade, from his home. Greg’s primary motivation was to help other people make money through trading using the same tools and ideas he had. Over a period of 13 years, Learn to Trade branched to London, Manilla, Sydney, and Johannesburg reaching over 200,000 people through its programs and seminars. Learn to Trade is a two-time (2013, 2012) recipient of the World Finance Magazine Best Educator Award. The company also won the 2015 Wealth Finance Magazine Best Trading Education product and Best Trading Forex Training awards and 2015, 2016, and 2017 Global Banking and Finance Review Best Forex Educator Awards.

In 2003, Greg Secker began the Knowledge to Action Group a conglomerate of companies including SmartCharts Software, FX Capital, Capital Index and Learn to Trade. Capital Index is a brokerage firm dealing with futures, indices, forex, and CFD while SmartChart Software is a firm that offers technology-based trading solutions. FX capital provides forex investment services.

Greg, an alumnus of the University of Nottingham, also runs the Greg Secker Foundation, a nonprofit working around improving other people’s lives around the globe. The foundation focuses on life skills and youth leadership initiatives and supports programs in early childhood development and youth mentoring.

Greg Secker has shared forums with world-renowned personalities like Harv Eker and Robert Kiyosaki. He has also spoken on Bloomberg, CNBC, and other international gigs. Greg is the organizer of events such as the Global Tradethons and the Flying Trader Project. The father of three believes in empowering and educating others to make a difference in their lives.