Phil Churchward is a former series director of Top Gear. He joined the show in 2005 and became the new permanent series director in 2008. Churchward left the show in 2015, after the dismissal of Jeremy Clarkson.
In 2016, he became series director for Clarkson, Hammond and May's new show The Grand Tour.
He is the husband of Vicki Butler-Henderson, the presenter of Top Gear's rival programme Fifth Gear. They married in November 2007. Churchward himself was a former producer of Fifth Gear.