Specialists
We have two groups of Specialists:

Technical experts:

Experts with typically 10+ years of experience, building in-depth know-how on a topic (industry / functional / policy) supplemented with implementation experience, possibly in emerging fields (e.g. technology).

Scholars:

Experts with primarily academic expertise, typically 10+ years at a renowned institution, possibly some advisory / project deployment experience.
In-depth expertise on a topic.