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Greg Secker, a Jack of all Trades

Greg Secker is a renowned English Businessman whose career in the financial sector begun at the Thomas Cook Financial Services in the mid-1990s. This was a huge career change from what Greg had initially pursued at the University of Nottingham where he had studied Agriculture and Food Science.


Born 18 February, 1975 has grown up to become one of the most respected businessmen in the financial world. His business portfolio boasts of numerous successes which have seen him rise through the ranks at various positions that he has been able to hold in different companies. In his twenties, Greg had already become a multi- millionaire, and as a result, he went on to create one of the most flourishing trading companies in Europe( Virtual Trading Desk). It is this company that went on to pave the way for the ordinary person to be able actually to make it in the financial sector and attains financial freedom.


The Virtual Trading Desk was the first real-time online Forex trading company. This platform enabled its users to receive in real time the price quotation for the many big foreign exchange transactions. His very innovative way of thinking led Mr. Greg Secker to be able to start up other companies one of them being Learn to Trade, a trading company he begun at his home as a result of the experience he gained by working in different parts of the world. Thirteen years later the company has grown and opened offices in many regions of the world. Its main aim is to help equip people with the knowledge that is required to assist them in trade quickly in foreign exchange business. The same company went on to be awarded as the Best Educator by World Finance Magazine for two years in a row (2012/2013). Learn to Trade received yet another award in 2015 as the Best Forex Trader Training in the United Kingdom.


To add to his many successes, Greg Secker is also an accomplished philanthropist, investor, international speaker, entrepreneur and also a loving father who loves spending time with his family.

The Many Passions of Greg Secker

Philanthropist, entrepreneur and international speaker Greg Secker has always been passionate about helping others improve their lives.


He accomplishes this ambition through coaching, strategy and support.


A multi-millionaire by his twenties, Secker’s career began at Thomas Cook Financial services where he built up foreign exchange trading systems. He went on to work as vice president at Mellon Financial Corporation with other traders.


A short time later he got a trading floor under way from his home where he launched Learn to Trade where he shares his expertise on second or income replacement trading and stock markets.


He is also known for founding companies, SmartCharts Software, Capital Index and FX Capital.


What’s more Secker is the founder of non-for-profit, The Greg Secker Foundation, which brings together education, life skills and leadership programs to make the quality of life better for people on a worldwide basis.


Some of the foundation’s programs include The Christmas Basket Brigade, Early Childhood Development Program and Youth Leadership Summit.


Recently Secker’s foundation helped out with a project in the Philippines to rebuild homes as part of its Build House, Build a Home project. The project works with people damaged by typhoons and cyclones.


The foundation also raised funds for Barnados UK, Ubuntu Education Fund, Young Leaders Festival, among others.


As an international speaker, Secker has shared his opinion and spoken on major market channels. He is frequently asked to speak in conjunction with distinguished personalities such as Sir Richard Branson and Dr. John Demartini.


Secker is a published author of books that include The Book of Success: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Success; Financial Freedom Through Forex and Trading Your Way to Success, The Business Builder.


He was also singled out on the 2007 List of the 200 Most Influential Philanthropists and Social Entrepreneurs.


Secker, who was born in Norfolk, England graduated from the University of Nottingham. He has offices in England, Australia, Cape Town and Johannesburg.