Greg Secker is an international speaker, entrepreneur, master trader, and philanthropist. He has founded various organizations that represent his commitment and passion to positively influence the lives of different people across the world. He seeks to impact people’s lives by coaching, enhancing educational opportunities, financial support, and devising innovative strategies. In 2003, Greg founded Knowledge to Action Group. It is made up of various companies such as Learn to Trade, a leading worldwide trading education firm, SmartCharts Software, a renowned technology provider, Capital Index, a successful brokerage company, and FX Capital, an investment forex service corporation. He also owns the Greg Foundation, a non-profit organization that is committed to improving the lives of needy people around the world.
Greg started his career by working for Thomas Cook Financial Services. Later, he moved to foreign exchange trade where he ran a new business called the Virtual Trading Desk, a pioneering online trading platform that allows clients to receive immediate quotes for large foreign exchange transactions. He worked for Mellon Financial Corporation, a leading Fortune 500 company, as the vice president. Greg Secker set up his home trading base using the strategies that he had learned from the international transactions he was in charge of while at the Mellon.
Greg’s companies have won various awards and recognition. In 2009, Knowledge to Action won the prestigious London Excellence Awards. It was also ranked 49th in the Fast Track 100 Awards of Sunday Times. World Finance Magazine honored Learn to Trade with the Best Educator award in 2012 and 2013. Additionally, Wealth and Finance Magazine awarded Learn to Trade the best Trading Education Product and the best Forex Trader Training Award in the U.K. In 2015, 2016, and 2017, Finance Review and Global Banking presented Learn to Trade with the best Forex Educator in Europe, South Africa, Australia, and the UK.
Richtopia nominated Greg in position 151 in 2017. Richtopia is a list of the global Top 200 most influential social entrepreneurs and philanthropists, who have provided leadership to important world issues. His role as an outstanding corporate leader was recognized in 2017 at the National CSR Awards after he was nominated as the finalist.