Principal, HR&A Advisors
Phillip brings over a decade of experience designing and implementing programs and real estate development projects that align the goals of public, private and philanthropic stakeholders to address pressing community challenges. At HR&A, Phillip leads multiple projects within HR&A’s resilience practice focused on adapting to future shocks and current stresses resulting from climate change and economic challenges.
He is currently leading Climate Ready Boston, a comprehensive climate change adaptation plan for the city and its regional systems, on behalf of the Green Ribbon Commission and the City of Boston. He is also engaged in the Rockefeller Foundation’s capacity building initiative and HUD’s National Disaster Resilience Competition, where he works with 40 state and local governments on the predevelopment of resilient projects. As part of HR&A’s DC office, Phillip is co-lead for a multi-disciplinary team working for the DC Housing Authority to develop a mixed-use and mixed-income redevelopment plan for Greenleaf, a 15-acre 493-unit public housing site located in Southwest DC.
Prior to joining HR&A, Phillip worked for Enterprise Community Partners where he focused on affordable housing, nonprofit business planning, neighborhood revitalization and resilient recovery programs. As a Director, he led consultant teams providing technical assistance to local governments and nonprofits nationwide, designed and implemented programs and advised on affordable housing development projects.