An English businessman, Greg Secker was born on 18th February 1975. He is known internationally for his knowledge and skills in foreign exchange. An established author, Greg Secker has managed to write some books including The Book of Success: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Success, Trading Your Way to Success and Financial Freedom through Forex. He also has established some companies including SmartCharts Software, FX Capital, Capital Index and Learn to Trade. A philanthropist, Greg Secker established The Greg Secker Foundation in 2010 which is a non-profit organization. Born and raised up in Norfolk, England, Greg studied Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Nottingham.
Greg Secker started his career in the mid-1990s as a trading technologist working at the Thomas Cook Financial Services. While serving in this position, he was responsible for developing foreign exchange trading systems. In 1998, Greg Secker was awarded the British Telecom Award for the innovation in e-commerce. This was after he came up with an online forex trading platform known as Virtual Trading Desk. Greg was appointed the Vice President of Mellon Financial Corporation at the age of 25. He later left the company in 2003 and went on to become a forex trader full-time.
On an interview with CEOCFO Magazine on June 19, 2017, Greg Secker talked about his career and his philosophies in life. Greg Secker described himself as a “why not guy” and not a “why guy”. According to him, it is possible for people to make money anytime, anywhere and in any place. Greg Secker told the CEOCFO Magazine that he started building and also selling computers while studying at the University. This led him to create a 3D interactive model of the fluid dynamics of a follicle. He says that this made him get a position at the Thomas Cook Financial Services. It is here where he created the 1st online currency trading platform, Virtual Trading Desk.
According to Greg Secker, the key to success in foreign exchange trading is discipline, sticking to the trading plan, having a strategy driven program and also having an approach that is very risk-managed for each trade.