The Right Reverend Mark Wroe, Bishop of Berwick


In January 2021, Mark Wroe was consecrated as the Suffragan Bishop of Berwick, succeeding Bishop Mark Tanner who moved to become Bishop of Chester.

Mark was educated at St Mary’s University, London and Anglia Polytechnic University and trained for ministry at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. He served his title at All Saints Chilvers Coton with St Mary the Virgin, in the Diocese of Coventry and was ordained Priest in 1997. In 2000, Mark was appointed Priest-in-Charge, and latterly Vicar of St Alban Windy Nook, Gateshead in the Diocese of Durham. Mark took up the roles of Priest-in-Charge of St Barnabas and St Jude, and Vicar of Holy Trinity Jesmond in the Diocese of Newcastle in 2007. In 2017, Mark was additionally appointed Area Dean of Newcastle Central Deanery. 

In 2019, Mark became Archdeacon of Northumberland, having been Acting Archdeacon since 2018. He is married to Caroline (a renal consultant and research professor) and they have three school age children. He was born in Newcastle upon Tyne and grew up in nearby Chester-le-Street, County Durham.