The Rt Revd Beverley Mason
Bev is a British Anglican bishop. Since 2018, she has served as the Bishop of Warrington, a suffragan bishop in the Diocese of Liverpool. She was the Archdeacon of Richmond and Craven in the Diocese of Leeds from 2016 to 2018.
Bev comes from a military family and her childhood was spent travelling between army bases around the world. Bev was born in Germany.
After leaving school, she worked in the financial sector but she came to faith while backpacking through Africa in 1994. She returned to the UK at the end of her gap year and became a humanitarian aid worker for Christian charities, Aid to Russian Christians and then Humanity at Heart.
She trained for ordained ministry at Trinity College, Bristol, an evangelical Anglican theological college. During this time, she also studied theology and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in 2000. After a further year of training, she left theological college to be ordained.
She was ordained deacon in 2001 and served her title at St Paul’s, Rusthall in the Diocese of Rochester and St Margaret’s, Rainham. In 2012, she was appointed vicar of All Saints, Bingley in the historic Diocese of Bradford and from January 2016 she has served as Archdeacon of Richmond of Craven in the new Diocese of Leeds where she also covered the eleven-months vacancy in Ripon.
She enjoys extreme sports.