Richa is Manager- CSR and Sustainable Development at Sycom Projects Consultants and has been associated with TOFTigers certification audit team for the last six years. She has done her master’s in Natural Resource Management from GGSIP University, Delhi, and bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences from Sri Venkateshwara College, University of Delhi. She also holds a B.Ed. from GGSIP University, Delhi. Richa has working experience in areas related to sustainable tourism, corporate social responsibility, gender-based violence, climate change (NAMA), solid waste management, and water and sanitation related projects. She has also participated in community services through Pehal Movement. She has carried out several PUG/ Footprint audits as a TOFTigers auditor. She is a GSTC internationally-qualified auditor and had undertaken dozens of audits across India and Nepal. She is involved in the up gradation of TOFTigers current certification process to GSTC level. She has also worked on the Best Practice Toolkit published by TOFTigers. The Toolkit structured the information into nine overlapping themes (Local Economy, Water Conservation and Treatment, Energy and Carbon Footprint, Waste Management and Recycling, Nature Education and Conservation, Cultural Heritage, etc.) which reflect responsible practice and certification process. Recently she successfully completed the Travelife Coach and Auditor Training program.