Matteo Fedeli is the Head of Music Division of SIAE, Società Italiana degli Autori ed Editori. Graduated in Management Engineering at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, he gained experience as a consultant at Bain & Company.
SIAE, the Italian collective management organization, ensures that authorsʼ rights are respected and licensed to users as well as that the creators receive compensation when their works are used.
The SIAE Music Division manages the public performance rights of the works, including film and radio/TV broadcast rights and mechanical reproduction rights. In 2016 for music repertoire specifically, collections were up 1.2% to € 445.2 m, from € 440 m in 2015; music accounted for 75.3% of the total € 591 m rights collections of SIAE.