The People

The project has been conceptualised and is run by Subir Ghosh and Richa Bansal.

Subir and Richa bring to the table over 60 years of rich and varied cross-disciplinary experience in fashion, retail, environment and sustainability.



Subir Ghosh

Executive Editor & Co-Founder

SUBIR GHOSH is a Kolkata-based independent journalist-writer-researcher who writes about environment, corruption, crony capitalism, conflict, wildlife, and cinema. He is the author of two books, and has co-authored two more with others. In mainstream media, he has worked with the Press Trust of India (PTI), the Telegraph, and the Daily News and Analysis (DNA). 

He has handled communications and publications for the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), the Federation of Hotels and Restaurant Association of India (FHRAI). and SPG Publications. Over the years, he has been a columnist for a host of publications, including First Post, Kindle, Asian Correspondent, The Asian, Yuva and the Imphal Free Press, among others. 

He writes, edits, reports and designs. He is also a professionally trained and qualified photographer.


Richa Bansal

Managing Editor & Co-Founder

RICHA BANSAL has more than 30 years of media industry experience, of which the last 20 years have been with leading fashion magazines in both B2B and B2C domains. Her most recent position was at the helm of editoral affairs at Fibre2Fashion, one of India’s leading B2B media conglomerates, which has a prominent presence across magazines, events and websites. 

Richa has worked at the head of a slew of premium B2B magazines, including Images Business of Fashion, Shoes & Accessories India and the iconic Sportswear International, of which she was the Launch Editor. This was preceded by prolific work with newspapers, wire services and news portals, including, India Abroad News Service (IANS), Press Trust of India (PTI) and the Sentinel.