A qualified economist delivers strategic economic and business insight and fiscal direction through analysis and future forecasting. Economics is the science that deals with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services, or the material welfare of humankind. Many economists are required to tailor their presentation for a particular industry providing economic wisdom through statistics on trends, cycles and patterns and insight directly relevant to their business sector. Influences including demographic, economic and social trends are focused on to help with scenario and forecasting for many organisations. Professional economy and finance speakers are usually qualified academics or come from a banking, finance or political background working as analysts or financial advisors. Some of the most current leading economists and finance speakers are listed below.