Dr. Funes de Rioja is Vice-President of the Argentine Industrial Employers Chamber (UIA), and President of the Food Industry Chamber (COPAL). In 2017 he was nominated by the President of the Argentine Republic Mr. Mauricio Macri as Chairman of the B20 under the Argentinian presidency.
With several years of experience in labor relationships and policy building, he is President of the Business Advisory Committee on Labor relationships in the Organization of American States (CEATAL / OAS). He was President of the International Organization of Employers.
He also has an academic professional experience being Full Academic at the National Academy of Law and Social Sciences of Buenos Aires and Vice President of the National Academy of Business Sciences.
Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation