Rose Josephine Hudson-Wilkin, MBE, QHC (born 19 January 1961) is a British Anglican bishop, who has been suffragan Bishop of Dover since 2019: she is the first black woman to become a Church of England bishop. She had served as Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons from 2010 to 2019, and previously in the Church Army and then parish ministry.
Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Hudson-Wilkin was raised by her father and aunt Pet, her mother having left for England when she was born. She did not meet her mother again until she was nine. She was educated at Montego Bay High School, an all-girls secondary school in Montego Bay. She was 14 when she decided to join the ministry and, in a 2012 interview in the Daily Telegraph, she said: “I simply had this overwhelming sense that this was what I was called to do