Eanna Casey, Chief Executive of the Irish Performers Collection Society, Recording Artists, Actors, Performers Ltd. (R.A.A.P.) (IRELAND) Casey set up R.A.A.P. in 2001 following the introduction of the Irish Copyright and Related Rights Act in 2000. Educated at the University College Dublin with a degree in Economics, Casey was the Political Advisor at the Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment with special responsibility for international trade including Intellectual Property during the passage of the Copyright bill through the Irish legislature.
R.A.A.P. has established itself among the wide international family of Collective Management Organisations and enjoys bilateral agreements with almost every CMO managing Audio Rights. In 2012 Casey was elected to the board of SCAPR at the Bled General Assembly, his goal is to assist in developing the strongest co-operation between CMO’s and ensure that Rights holders globally receive their proper payments.