Dr. Andreas Burkhardt
Zurich, Switzerland 
  • Founder and President of X-Ray Analytics Switzerland AG Ltd.
  • Founder of the Institut für Ferstörungsfreie Analytik und Archäometrie (IFZAA).
  • Doctorate in Archaeometry from the University of Basel, with thesis titled "Non-Destructive Metallurgical and Numismatic Analysis of Ancient Celtic Coins".
  • Member of the German (DGZfP), Swiss (SGZP) and Austrian (ÖGZfP) Societies for Non-Destructive Testing.
  • Color pigment and forgeries consultant to the United Nations Universal Postal Union (UPU) agency, and inventor of the first method for non-destructive ED-XRF analysis of printed color pigments.