Christopher Bone

President & Operations Director

Chris founded Axium Scientific in 2016 and provides daily technical, quality control and production support to laboratory operations.

He spent 15 years with one of the world’s largest Inspection and Testing companies as a Chemist, Laboratory Manager and eventually Precious Metals Division Manager, relocating to the US from the UK during this period.

In the UK, Chris obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Mathematics from the University of East Anglia.

Chris currently serves on the International Precious Metals Institute Board of Directors.

Cody Burke

Representation & Operations Manager

Cody serves as the Operations Manager for Axium Scientific, with an array of experience and expertise in laboratory operations, fire assay, and on-site representation.

After finishing a long and rewarding career as a US Army paratrooper, he began working in the precious metals industry at one of the world’s largest Inspection and Testing companies.

Upon joining Axium Scientific, Cody served as the company’s head of fire assay, implementing and enhancing Axium’s dexterous and efficient pyrometallurgical SOP.

Cody was raised in Nevada and remains very active in both the local precious metals industry and the International Precious Metals Institute.

Stephanie Higgins

Laboratory & Quality Control Manager

Stephanie manages Axium Scientific’s Precious Metals Laboratory, responsible for daily production, quality control and training.

She spent 9 years with one of the world’s largest Inspection and Testing companies, starting as a Laboratory technician and quickly progressing to Supervisor then Laboratory Manager.

Stephanie acquired her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nevada Reno.

As a member of the International Precious Metals Institute, Stephanie is an active participant in its Sampling & Analytical Council.