Phillip Burgoyne-Allen is an Associate with the Electric School Bus Initiative at WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. He works with school districts to help them adopt electric buses and provide transportation that is better for students, communities, and the environment.
Prior to joining WRI, Phillip was an Associate Program Manager at AASHTO, the membership association representing state departments of transportation in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. At AASHTO, Phillip worked with state DOT leaders and federal agency staff to manage projects focused on environment and active transportation issues. He was also a 2021 Clean Energy Leadership Institute Fellow, completing a five-month program focused on the fundamentals of clean energy technology, policy, finance, and equity. Previously, Phillip was a Policy Analyst at Bellwether Education Partners, where he conducted research and analysis on federal and state education policy for a variety of clients and funders. He has authored multiple publications on school transportation, including opinion pieces for WIRED and The Hill.
Phillip is a native Kentuckian and a graduate of The Ohio State University, and he lives in Washington, DC.