Greg Secker is a finance trader who lives in London. He is a philanthropist, and a father and his interests are technology, innovation, coffee, and sports. Greg was born on 18th February 1975. He went to the University of Nottingham where he studied Agriculture and Food Sciences. Greg is a philanthropist, and a father. Greg is the founder of Greg Secker foundation, Smart Chart, Capital Index, and FX Capital.
He founded Knowledge to action group in 2003. The group is composed of Manila, London, Johannesburg and Sydney based Learn to Trade. Greg has received attention from the media for the international education of financing trade and has been recognised for being a foreign exchange expertise. SmartCharts makes trading easy by using latest innovations that are very simple and straightforward. It gives people a chance to place a trade from the computers irrespective of their location. FX Capital offers professionally managed account services. It uses SmartCharts algorithmic and learn to trade strategies to safeguard the investor’s capital.
During an interview, Greg Secker states that his ideas came about due to boredom and opportunity. He worked for a foreign exchange management bank and had time to focus on his own trading. In a short while, Greg found himself teaching. Greg’s typical day revolves around working from home. He runs most of his board meetings from home. In order to be more productive, he gives himself more time to think. He believes that you can either think or work and that if you spend all your time working, then you have no time to think and come up with new ideas.
Greg takes a liking to the freedom to share information through video broadcasters and TV. Instead of following directions on what to consume and enjoy your life, technology gives freedom of choice, and thought. His main secrets of success is carefully thinking about his strategies before implementing them. He recommends ‘Tools of Titans’ by Tim Ferris to readers who want to better their life. He looks up to Gary Vaynerchuk because of his power to turn people into products and advertise to them efficiently.
Greg Secker is an English entrepreneur, recognized for his expertise in foreign currency trading. He has written several books on FOREX trading, including Financial Freedom Through Forex and Trading Your Way to Success. He has started several companies FX Capital, SmartCharts Software, Capital Index, and Learn to Trade. He founded his non-profit company, The Greg Secker Foundation.
Secker was born and raised in Norfolk England. He studied Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Nottingham. He worked as a trading technologist with Thomas Cook Financial Services, during the mid-90s, developing foreign exchange systems. He is credited with developing the Virtual Trading Desk, a platform that allows for online forex trading. It was the first of its kind. He soon became a Vice President with Mellon Financial Corp., working with some of the most experienced and successful financial traders in the market.
In 2003, he left Mellon to become a full-time Forex trader. He achieved enough success with trading that he had the choice of a number of different career options. He started training others to become successful traders. He mentors people who want to become traders, through his organization Knowledge to Action. Greg Secker spoke at the National Achievers Congress in 2011. He has trained over 100,000 people with various trading seminars and workshops.
In 2017, he was recognized for his Outstanding Individual Corporate Leadership by National Corporate, Responsibility and Sustainability (CSR). He has offices in London, Sydney, Cape Town and Johannesburg. He has given talks on CNBC and Bloomberg financial channels.
He is very active with philanthropy. He has supported the Royal Princes’ causes, Tusk and the Child Bereavement Trust. In 2011, he set up his own personal foundation for charitable giving. The foundation focuses on education, life skills and youth leadership. The organization includes The Christmas Basket Brigade, Youth Mentoring Program, Early Childhood Program (in South Africa) and the Flying Trader program. All of these programs are geared towards supporting children in need and people in need. After Typhoon Yolanda, Secker set up the “Build a House, Build a Home” project in the Philippines. They aimed to build 100 permanent homes in Lemery. Greg was included on the list of the “200 Most Influential Philanthropists for 2017.