Former Brixton vicar becomes Bishop of Croydon

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Dr Rosemarie Mallett, who was vicar of St John the Evangelist, Angell Town, Brixton, has been appointed as the new Bishop of Croydon.

She served her title at Christ Church, Brixton Road, in the Diocese of Southwark and was ordained Priest in 2005.

Rosemarie then served as Priest-in-Charge at St John the Evangelist from 2007 and was appointed Vicar in 2013, as well as being made director of ordinands for the Kingston episcopal area.

In 2015, she was additionally appointed diocesan director of justice, peace and the integrity of creation.

She took up her current role as Archdeacon of Croydon in 2020.

Rosmarie succeeds The Right Reverend Jonathan Clark following his retirement.

She was educated at Sussex University and Warwick University, and trained for ministry at the South East Institute of Theological Education.