Stephen Carruthers (Managing Director)
Stephen joined the family firm in 1983 as an electrical apprentice. After completing university and a spell training as an estimator, he re-joined the company in 1991 and succeeded his father as MD in 1997. Seeing an opportunity for a company that could offer a full and integrated range of green energy solutions Stephen formed RW Bell Green Energy Ltd in 2022 where he oversees strategy and business development. Away from the office Stephen can be found in basement music venues, on various golf courses or following his home town football team.
Greg Carruthers (Director)
Greg has been with RW Bell since he began his apprenticeship in 2005. He has a comprehensive understanding of the business, from his time spent on the tools right through to becoming a Director in 2015. Greg supports Stephen and leads the drive for new business while ensuring we are up to date with the latest technology and innovations. Greg is hands on and in conjunction with Alan, conducts site surveys, meeting clients, pricing jobs and managing our installation teams. Since 2006 Greg has been a retained fire fighter and is now the Watch Commander at Pitlochry Fire Station. Away from work and a busy family life, Greg occasionally escapes to the countryside on his bike or with his golf clubs on his back.
Alan Smith (Director)
Alan has over 40 years’ experience in the industry after joining RW Bell in 1984 as an electrical apprentice then moving through the ranks as an approved electrician, contract manager and in 1999 becoming a director. Alan has extensive technical knowledge of electrical systems and was the first face and driving force behind the renewables team, initially specialising in Solar PV, and in recent years broadening his experience in all areas of green energy installation. As with Greg, Alan is hands on, meets clients, conducts surveys, prices jobs and runs our installation teams. Away from RW Bell Alan has a busy family life and follows his local football team this side of the border and his wife Lizzie’s team south of the border.
Kate Henderson (Customer Service & Compliance Manager)
Having graduated from Glasgow University in 2012 Kate joined RW Bell in 2013 where her main role is to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory processes across the company. This includes our membership with SELECT, NICEIC and our MCS accreditation. Kate ensures that our team all have the relevant training and qualifications and keeps abreast of current funding and incentive schemes. Her primary goal is to ensure that the administrative side of the business matches the high quality of the workmanship. Kate loves nothing more than putting on her walking boots and heading into the countryside or escaping to the Scottish islands to enjoy the scenery and seafood.
Malcolm Fyfe (Customer Service Manager)
Malcolm joined the green energy team in 2022. Malcolm will usually be our clients first port of call, and he prides himself on offering exceptional customer service throughout the process, from coordinating initial visits to following up post installation to ensure our customers are 100% satisfied with their job. Malcolm comes from a sales background, but his real satisfaction is taken from providing the best products and best service to our customers. Away from work Malcolm is a member of the local angling club, and when not casting lines, he takes every opportunity to escape to his place in the sun!
Ryan Smith (Approved Electrician & Team Leader)
A fully qualified Approved Electrician who joined us in 2015, Ryan heads up one of our renewable installation teams which covers Perthshire, Angus & Fife. He is an experienced technician with a wide technical knowledge of the products we install. As the team leader he is responsible for the technical installation ensuring our customers are satisfied by the standard of workmanship, are fully informed and have had thorough demonstrations and explanations of the workings of the systems we are installing. In his spare time Ryan is an avid ice hockey player and floorball player, and also enjoys hillwalking with his wife and dog.
Frazer Matchett (Electrician & Team Leader)
Frazer heads up one of our renewable installation teams which cover Perthshire, Angus & Fife areas. Frazer is a fully qualified and award winning electrician who joined RW Bell as an apprentice in 2017 He has a wealth of knowledge in green energy systems and is a hands-on, practical problem solver. A great addition to the RW Bell Green Energy Team who alongside the technical skills is excellent at demonstrating and explaining systems to customers. With a young family Frazer doesn’t have much time to himself, but when he does get a spare moment he can be found fixing up cars or participating in rallies. One day he may even get a chance to dust off his bagpipes.
Malcolm Campbell (Team Leader)
Malcolm joined RW Bell in 2004 as our joinery manager before moving to Green Energy as an installation team leader. Malcolm has more than 40 years joinery experience including a wide knowledge roof construction which he applies to our PV roof installations and also turns his hand to the manufacture of ground mounting frames when they are required. He is a strong team player and a problem solver that likes nothing more than coming up with solutions to tricky installations. When not clambering over roofs Malcolm finds time to make the journey to Glasgow to follow his football team and occasionally dusts down his golf clubs when there is a freebie to be had.