Ralph Cunningham is a freelance editor and writer, and the director of the Hong Kong-based Sands Street Media Limited, as well being a partner of Lextel, a thought leadership agency for the professional services market. He was managing editor of Euromoney Legal Media Group's International Tax Review (ITR), a publication for tax executives at large businesses around the world, from 2003 to 2016, where he wrote, edited and commissioned content globally. He created and developed the Global Tax 50, ITR’s annual list of the people and organisations of influence and impact and created and / or hosted major ITR conferences between 2003 and 2017, including the Asia Tax Executives’ Forum and the Global Transfer Pricing Forum. He also oversaw the publication's awards programmes on four continents. Previous to this he was staff writer and then Asia editor of Managing Intellectual Property (1997-2003), another Euromoney Legal Media Group title.