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Deputy Comptroller, Budget and Appropriations Affairs (BAA)

Dr. Roy Phillips

Roy Phillips is the Deputy Comptroller for Budget and Appropriations Affairs. In this position Dr. Phillips conducts budget liaison with congressional appropriations committees and advises the Comptroller on congressional budget and appropriations issues.

Before assuming his present position Dr. Phillips served for six years as a member of the professional staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services where he was the Committee’s principal resource on budget rules, history, and projections. He drafted relevant sections of the National Defense Authorization Act and oversaw the committee’s review of all reprogramming requests. Prior to joining the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services, Dr. Phillips served for two years as Budget Director on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services.

Dr. Phillips previously served for nine years on the professional staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget as the Senior Policy Analyst for National Defense where he was responsible for drafting relevant sections of the congressional budget resolution and advising the Senate on enforcement of budget rules.

In addition to his congressional experience Dr. Phillips worked for the U.S. Air Force for five years leading science and technology initiatives and providing assistance on the Quadrennial Defense Review. Dr. Phillips earned his Doctorate in Policy Analysis at the RAND Graduate School in Santa Monica, California. He also completed a Master’s degree in International Affairs at American University in Washington D.C., and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.