About Phillip Martin

Phillip Martin

Manager, Zero-emission Truck Initiative in Texas


Areas of expertise:

Electric vehicles and charging, Texas regulatory and legislative affairs


As Manager for the Zero-Emission Truck Initiative, Phillip coordinates EDF’s efforts on medium- and heavy-duty truck fleets in Texas. Through community and industry conversations, as well as ongoing work with state regulators and lawmakers, Phillip advocates for the public health, economic and environmental justice benefits of electrifying trucks in Texas.


Prior to joining EDF, Phillip worked for almost 20 years in and around the Texas Legislature, most recently as Executive Director of the Texas House Democratic Caucus. Working across a wide range of policy areas, he built relationships and learned the finer details of navigating state-level legislative and regulatory work.

  • MPP (Press Politics & Public Policy) from the Harvard Kennedy School (2009)
  • BA (Plan II Honors & English) from University of Texas at Austin