Philip D. "Phil" Fehrle was an episode writer and producer for Thomas and Friends, who started working on the series as a co-producer for Thomas and the Magic Railroad. He replaced Britt Allcroft and David Mitton as producer, though Mitton remained as director. He was also a script consultant during the seventh season. He devised the spin-off series Jack and the Sodor Construction Company.
Andreas Fehrle is his son.