executive team

Our Executive 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.

Rebecca Power

Chief Executive Officer
With over 25 years of clinical and executive leadership experience in delivering health and community services, Rebecca brings a wealth of expertise to her new role. Her strong focus on strategic planning, systemic thinking, and operational management has resulted in the delivery of high-quality services, the development of new care models, and the implementation of policy and system-wide improvements. Her expertise in program design, implementation, and outcome evaluation will be an asset to Spectrum.

Rebecca's experience in change management and building a supportive culture to align with the organisation's mission and vision will enable Spectrum to continue its growth trajectory. Her leadership style, characterized by a curious, collaborative and inclusive, 'how might we' approach, aligns with Spectrum's values and goals.
Spectrum Rebecca Power

Alma Tuazon

Chief Financial Officer
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

Bevan Toerien

Executive General Manager, Aged and Disability Services
Bevan serves as the Executive General Manager overseeing Spectrum's Aged and Disability services portfolio. Originally an immigrant, Bevan's career has taken him across two countries and diverse industries, encompassing both corporate and government roles. He initiated his professional journey in Australia, contributing to service and project management for the Northern Territory Government in the remote region of Darwin.

Driven by a deep passion for people, technology, and leadership, Bevan pursued Microsoft Certified IT Professional Certification alongside his ITIL certification, complemented by various industry-specific qualifications. He has accumulated experience in service delivery and operational leadership, initially in South Africa, where he catered to clients and supported Bloomberg and Reuters while employed by the investment giant Remgro Ltd.

Seeking to broaden his horizons, Bevan ventured into the Contact Centre industry, specifically as the Senior Team Leader for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) at National Hearing Care, a subsidiary of the multinational Amplifon Group. In both the IT and Contact Centre sectors, he has consistently built high-performing teams.
Spectrum Bevan Toerien

Alison Elliott

General Manager, Quality, Safety and Clinical Governance
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

General Manager, Settlement, Family Services and Employment
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

Kathy Henderson

General Manager People, Culture, Wellbeing
Kathy joined Spectrum in August 2023, with more than 20 years experience as an HR Manager in the manufacturing, financial, education and retail sectors, and working with people across all levels and from diverse cultures. MBA qualified and with an IECL Level 1 organisational coaching accreditation, Kathy coaches, supports and advises leaders to enable them to be the best they can be for their teams and organisation. Kathy thrives when working with people to solve challenging business and people problems and does this by taking a systemic, pragmatic approach with a focus on people and process.
Spectrum Kathy Henderson