Borders Wheels new CEO

New CEO drives from the front

Borders Wheels is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Denise Carmichael.  Denise joined the organisation from Scottish Borders Council where she had a 15-year career in Active Travel.

Borders Wheels is a Community Transport Charity with locality offices in Jedburgh, Galashiels, Peebles, and Duns.  On the 1st of April Borders Wheels completed a merger of Berwickshire Wheels into the organisation

Denise is very keen to consolidate the new organistion and work across local boundaries to offer transport solutions to our clients.  I am delighted to see the positive impact that we are having on our communities, in allowing people an accessible alternative method of transport.

“I am pleased to see the range of ways we support our clients,” says Denise. “From hospital appointments to social outings and regular organised trips with other not for profit partner organisations. Borders Wheels plays a vital role in ensuring that individuals have the transportation they need. I fully understand the challenges posed by the rurality of the Borders, and I am committed to growing and enhancing our ability to get people to where they need to be.”

Chair, Mike Rumbles stated “Borders Wheels looks forward to the leadership and vision that Denise will bring to the organisation as it continues its mission of serving the community”.

For inquiries, please contact:

Denise Carmichael

Chief Executive Officer

Borders Wheels

01896 801780