Greg Secker is a man that wears many hats. Greg is a skilled entrepreneur, a master trader, generous philanthropist and inspires many throughout the world as as international speaker. But when asked about the most important role he plays Greg Secker never hesitates to answer: Father.
Greg Secker is founder of the Knowledge to Action Group, a conglomerate he began in 2003 to provide an umbrella for the many passions he wished to explore. The Knowledge to Action Group includes Learn to Trade, a company that focuses on Global Trade Education. SmartCharts software which provides the latest in trading software. Capital Index, a brokerage firm, and FX Capital, a forex investment service. The Greg Secker Foundation, a non-profit unit that seeks to improve the quality of life for people throughout the world is also under the Knowledge to Action Group umbrella. These organizations collectively demonstrate Greg’s passion and commitment to improving the life of other through education, coaching, and support.
Greg Secker began his investing career with Thomas Cook Financial Services. Greg would then move to the foreign exchange business to lead the start-up, Virtual Trading Desk. VTD was the first online real-time platform. Greg would soon become Vice President at Mellon Financial Corporation, at the time Mellon was a fortune 500 investment bank operating in the United States. Greg credits his time at Mellon with providing him with the opportunity with some of the most skilled traders in the world. Greg would use the strategies he learned working at Mellon to grow his personal count to such an extent that he left Mellon and set up a trading floor that he operated out of his home. It was only three months later that Learn to Trade was first born.
The Birth Of Ideas
Greg credits his investment ideas to equal parts opportunity and boredom. Greg explains that he worked for an asset management bank in the foreign exchange department. Once moving back to the UK from the United States he found himself with more time to focus on his own trading. After trading from home for a while to start teaching people the art of trading. This he says “inspired me more than being sat behind trading screens at investment banks all day.”