Phillip Burgoyne-Allen is the Manager for Technical Assistance and Policy Implementation with the Electric School Bus Initiative hosted by WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. He works with states and school districts to help them electrify their school bus fleets and provide transportation that is better for students, communities and the environment. He joined WRI as an Associate in 2021.

Phillip is an experienced public policy professional with expertise across the clean energy, transportation and education sectors, and has written extensively on school transportation and student mobility. Prior to joining WRI, Phillip was a Fellow with the Clean Energy Leadership Institute. He supported state Department of Transportation (DOT) leaders on environmental and active transportation issues at AASHTO, the membership association representing state departments of transportation. He also conducted research and analysis on federal and state education policy for a variety of clients and funders at Bellwether.

Phillip is a native Kentuckian, a graduate of The Ohio State University and currently resides in New York City.