Ceramic Group Board

Damien Hodgkinson


Non-Executive Director October 2016 and Executive Chairperson since November 2017

Mr Hodgkinson is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia, and the Managing Director of DEM Asia Company.

He has worked in Australia, the Asia Pacific and South America on complex cross border insolvencies and represented lenders in the realisation of offshore assets in North American multi-national companies including Akai Electric (Japan), Johnson and Evinrude (USA), and HIH Winterthur (Hong Kong).

After returning to Australia in 2004, Mr Hodgkinson joined KPMG as a partner in their corporate restructuring practice in Sydney where he represented corporate debtors in the renegotiation of primary lending facilities including Lehmans, Hedley Company, Babcock and Brown Limited, Colorado Limited, Retail Adventures Pty Limited, BBY Limited and ABC Learning Centres Limited.

Kyla Singleton


Non-Executive Director since October 2016

Kyla Singleton is a solicitor with 15 years experience in commercial litigation, working with clients in many fields including large corporates and government bodies.

In 2015, Kyla commenced working in litigation funding, managing funding of large complex shareholder and other class actions, insolvency and general commercial litigation matters.

Kyla holds a bachelors degree in Finance/Accounting from the University of Adelaide and a Bachelor of Law from Queensland University of Technology.

Song Qixiang

Nominee Director & Company Secretary

Non-Executive Director since October 2016

Ms Song is currently a Nominee Director and Company Secretary for a number of investment holding companies in Singapore. She has over 17 years of experience working in finance, accounting, corporate secretary, financial modelling, and commodities.

Her previous role was Finance Director and Company Secretary for an investment banking firm where she was responsible for all aspects of financial matters including overseeing statutory accounting, management reporting and compliance with local regulatory authorities.

Ms Song’s earlier work involved financial modelling and analysis of various bids for potential projects, participation and conducting financial and legal due diligence on acquisition deals as well as preparation of investment materials.

Ms Song is Singaporean Chinese with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Applied Finance both obtained from Australian universities.