Robert "Robbie" Anderson was a producer for Thomas & Friends at Arc Productions. He produced the seventeenth and eighteenth series. Brian Lynch produced King of the Railway for Arc Productions and he produced Tale of the Brave and the last half of the eighteenth series alongside Lynch. He also produced the nineteenth series episodes, Goodbye Fat Controller, No Help At All, Thomas the Babysitter, Rocky Rescue and The Other Side of the Mountain, as well as The Great Race and half of the twentieth series. He produced a total of 64 episodes. More than any other producer at Arc.
Anderson left Arc Productions in November 2013 and joined DHX Media in the following month for a year. He returned to Arc Productions in July 2015 and after Arc became Jam Filled he served as supervising producer from August 2016 to December 2017. Following his second departure from the company he served as associate producer for Tangent Animation from December 2017 to July 2018. He now works for Mercury Filmworks
He has been working in the field of entertainment since he was sixteen in 1982 when he got his first paid job as a production assistant for the National Film Board of Canada. Since then, he has been a production manager or a producer on around seven-hundred episodes of broadcast films and television series.