Before successfully moving into entrepreneurship and foreign exchange trading, Greg Secker had already built a reputation as an inventor and excellent corporate leader. His reputation was established initially at Thomas Cook Financial Services before moving on to Mellon Financial Corporation where he served as the company’s vice president. By the time he retired from active corporate management in 2003, Mr. Secker had carved out a reputation in an industry that he had no professional training on.
Greg Secker’s career began on a high note when he developed the Virtual Desk while working at Thomas Cook Financial Services. Developing the virtual forex trading monitoring platform marked a significant milestone for Greg Secker as he had successfully turned his part time computer coding and assembling venture into an award-winning invention. After garnering vast industry experience and driven by the incessant inquiries from friends and family, he established Learn To Trade in 2003 with the view of educating masses on forex trading. Driven by the support of his loved ones and business partners, Greg Secker had enjoyed significant success as an entrepreneur and forex trader, which has seen him found several companies and a charitable foundation.
Beyond Forex Trading and Entrepreneurship
Greg Secker attended the University of Nottingham where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in European Studies in 1997. He majored in Food Sciences and Agriculture. His entrepreneurial forays and innovativeness has seen him win the coveted British Telecom Award in 1998 for developing the Virtual Desk and London Excellence Awards finalist in 2010. The 2010 award was in recognition of the excellent work he has overseen at Learn To Trade, which he has used to educate over 250,000 people on foreign exchange markets trading. The same year, the company made it to the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 Awards list for its excellent service delivery.
Greg Secker’s focus on the every-day man with the view of financially empowering them has also seen him expand the horizon of his investment. He founded SmartCharts Software, which specializes in forex trading software. He also founded Capital Index to further expand the forex trading landscape for the every-day man. Greg Secker is also an author and international speaker. Through his foundation, Greg Secker Foundation, he has donated millions of dollars to support numerous causes globally.