A "strategist" is a person skilled in designing and planning action and policy to achieve a major or overall aim.

A "design strategist" has the ability to combine the innovative, perceptive and holistic insights of a designer with the pragmatic and systematic skills of a planner to guide strategic direction in context of business needs, brand intent, design quality and customer values.

An "economic strategist" is a person who can create a sustainable commercial advantage by applying innovative and quantitative ideas and systems at a sell side financial institution.

A "trading strategist" contributes revenue to the business in which his team is embedded by developing and delivering innovative trade ideas, models and analytic systems to the trading desk. Working closely with investment managers, a "principal investment strategist" contributes revenue by providing principal investment analytics and alternative product structuring.

A "sales strategist" develops innovative trade ideas and assists in the marketing of those trades to buy side clients.

A "banking strategist" partners with investment bankers and capital market experts on corporate finance and capital structure analyses to identify and execute banking transactions.

Within the financial services industry, strategists are known as “strats”.

An IT Strategist develops an IT strategy that is aligned with the business strategy to implement systems to give business processes efficiency and productivity gains and therefore a possible competitive advantage.

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