The GICC Advisory Team

Global Infection control Consultants LLC has brought together an unparalleled board of advisors carefully vetted from a broad spectrum of specialties that impact the control and elimination of pathogens regardless of whether they affect people, plants or animals.

John Bender

John S. Bender, P.E.

John Bender holds a BS degree in Engineering from Purdue University. He has worked in the HVAC industry for over 20 years in both manufacturing and sales. He is a partner at an HVAC sales firm in New York City. John, along with Dr. Martin, has extensive experience in automatic and manual Path-Away delivery systems. He speaks both Portuguese and Spanish.


Arlene C. Alegre, PhD

Arlene C. Alegre holds a BS degree in Agriculture with a Major in Plant Pathology and specialization in Phytobacteriology from the University of the Philippines at Los Baños, Laguna. She took her Master’s degree in Plant Protection major in Plant Pathology as well as her Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Science Major in Horticulture from the Central Bicol State University of Agriculture.

Michael Berg

Michael Berg, PhD

Dr. Michael Berg joined EMLab P&K in 2005 and worked as Department Manager and Technical Director before taking the position of Regional Director. He holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. Dr. Berg researched plant pathology and plant genetics as postdoctoral fellow at Oklahoma State University. He also worked in fungicide research for BASF in Germany. Dr. Berg has published his work in peer reviewed journals and presented at national and international meetings.


Jamal Ahmad Jamal Aldin, PhD

Dr. Jamal is a multi-faceted environmental expert and consultant having extensive experiences in indoor air quality protection and assessment with a focus on environmental compliance in hospitals. His expertise includes developing and implementing environmental management systems. He leads one of most reputable and sought-after firms in the Middle East engaged in the environmental business for indoor air pollution as well as ensuring high quality water for reuse. His expertise extends to poultry and agricultural issues where Saudi Ajwaa provides organic oriented solutions whenever possible.