leadership team

Our Leadership Team has a diverse range of global experience across many industries and sectors. Together they are passionate about supporting people with migrant and refugee backgrounds to feel at home in Australia.

Trevor Watson

Interim Chief Executive Officer (EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM)
Trevor commenced as Interim CEO on 23rd January 2023. Having both nursing and accounting qualifications, he brings many years of experience in health care and human services leadership roles and across several countries.
He holds an Executive MBA from Bayes Business School, London, UK, and is both a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA).
Spectrum Trevor Watson

Alma Tuazon

Alma joined Spectrum in March 2023 as Chief Financial Officer. She is a finance executive with over 20 years’ experience working in the NFP, banking, government, shipping, and brokerage industries. Her area of expertise is delivering a range of other corporate service operations including finance, HR, investment management, procurement, quality and risk management, systems and property development projects, marketing, IT strategy, business development and general administration.
Alma holds two Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investments and has worked in the industry for over 30 years. Alma is a Fellow of CPA Australia and Financial Services Institute of Australasia and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
As a migrant, Alma appreciates the support of the different communities that helped shape her character, values, ethics, and career. She is passionate about giving back to the community and in providing a positive impact to new migrants for them to thrive in life. Alma values work-life-balance and a firm advocate of diversity, equal opportunity, and positive mental health.
Spectrum Alma Tuazon

Rachna Muddagouni

Executive Director, Business Transformation and Company Secretary (EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM)
Rachna has been appointed as Executive Director of Business Transformation and Company Secretary at Spectrum. Rachna has over 20 years’ experience at Chief Executive and Executive level career in community, legal, health and education services across the not-for-profit, public statutory and University Sector. She has led many change management, governance and business transformation roles at Fitzroy Legal Service, Victoria Legal Aid, CommUnity Plus and Graduate Student Association at the University of Melbourne.
A qualified Dare to Lead facilitator with formal mediation skills, Rachna has extensive experience in governance, business transformation, development, strategic planning, change management, policy analysis quality, risk and compliance functions in small and large organisations.
Rachna is an Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) graduate, holds a Master’s in Business Administration and recipient of the Victorian Law Foundation Fellowship Program.
Spectrum Rachna Muddagouni

Bevan Toerien

Executive General Manager, Commercial Services (EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM)
Bevan manages Spectrum’s Central Support Team. A migrant himself, he worked in leadership positions spanning two countries and two different industries, roles in both corporate and government sectors. He established his Australian career by working in a both service level management and project management positions servicing the NTG in the outback Darwin.
With a passion for people, technology and leadership he completed his Microsoft Certified IT Professional Certification underpinned by his ITIL certification including various industry qualifications. Bevan has worked in service delivery and operational lead positions in South Africa servicing clients, investment giant Remgro Ltd supporting both Bloomberg and Reuters.
He opted to diversify and pursued an industry change, subsequently working in the Contact Centre industry. He worked as the Australia and New Zealand ANZ senior team leader for National Hearing Care part of the multinational Amplifon Group and has developed high performing teams in both the IT and Contact Centre industries.
Spectrum Bevan Toerien

Alison Elliott

General Manager, Quality, Safety and Clinical Governance (SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM)
Alison commenced with Spectrum as the General Manager Quality, Safety and Clinical Governance in January 2023. Alison is an experienced NFP General Manager with a strong background in quality systems in the health and community sector. With over 25+ years of experience in project and program management in multiple portfolios in the health and social sectors she has skills in service development, program planning, leadership, risk management, and cross-sector partnerships. Alison has trained in multiple social change platforms and has always worked to achieve social justice, environmental sustainability, human fulfillment and belonging.
She brings her experience as an executive manager responsible for organisational quality assurance and improvement systems, legislative compliance, clinical governance and risk management. Alison utilises an enquiry-based, capacity building approach to strategic and organisational development. She began her career as a physiotherapist and has focused her professional development exploring “what we can do together that we cannot do alone?” including Leadership for Systems Change and Human Centred Design.
Spectrum Alison Elliott

Paul Ingham

Manager, Settlement and Family Services (SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM)
Paul manages Spectrum’s Settlement and Family Services teams. He has worked in leadership and consultancy positions across various fields of practice with United Nations programs, government and non-government organisations.
Paul has a particular passion for migrant safety, which is evidenced in his career working as a practitioner, consultant and leader in humanitarian settings, including human trafficking and gender-based violence, and with internally displaced people, refugees and people seeking asylum.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Social Work and Social Policy and Masters in International Development; he has a particular interest in trauma-informed practice and participatory processes.
Spectrum Paul Ingham