Richa Thapliyal
Vice President, Production Research and Operations

Richa is the vice president of production research and operations at Rebellyous Foods. She brings over a decade of experience in manufacturing, operations, and people management. She managed production operations for LUSH cosmetics North America and spent the past decade raising awareness about veganism. She launched and led Living Free, India’s first national grassroots vegan awareness campaign that has reached over a million people and is active in over 65 cities across India. She holds two master’s degrees – an MBA and a Master of Science. Richa is passionate about making plant-based meats better, faster and cheaper. Mental health is another passion of hers, she has been involved in mental health and suicide intervention for the past decade and currently volunteers at Crisis Text Line as a crisis counselor.