Greg Secker- Financial Expert and Philanthropist
Greg Secker is an English entrepreneur born in 1975. He is known for his proficiency in foreign exchange and has attracted the media due to his global knowledge on financial trading. Mr. Secker has authored several books such as Trading Your Ways to Success and Financial Freedom Through Forex in addition to being a contributor to ‘The Book of Success; Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Success.’ He is also the founder of a number of firms including Capital Index, Learn to Trade, and the Greg Decker Foundation that he established in 2010.
Greg is a graduate of the University of Nottingham where he studied Agriculture and Food Science. He has worked as a trading technologist at Thomas Cook Financial Service where he put in place a foreign exchange trading systems and was acknowledged for it. In 1998, Greg received the British Telecom for Innovation in e- commerce Award when he created an online forex trading platform, the Virtual Trading Desk.
Secker held a top management position; Vice President at Mellon Financial Traders when he was only twenty-five years of age. Three years later, he left Mellon to practice forex trading on a full-time basis. He began mentoring interested individuals on trading tactics in his home and established the Action Group. Action Group started hosting seminars on financial trading globally in countries like Ghana, Australia, Philippines, and New Zealand to mention a few.
Greg Secker was the major speaker at the 2011 National Achievers Congress which was held at the Excel London Exhibition Cent re. In 2013, he established the South Africa’s Global Success Summit. He was also recognized as the Outstanding Individual Corporate Leadership at Learn to Trade by the National Corporate and Sustainability. He is among the 200 most influential philanthropist and social entrepreneurs for 2017.
Greg’s foundation improves people’s quality of life around the world. In conjunction with youth programs, it aims at improving leadership, education as well as life skills in societies. Greg went to the Philippines and started the Build a House, Build a Home project. As a result of this project, 100 permanent houses were built in Lemery. Greg Secker is a member of the Ambassadors for City Philanthropy’s board.