A woman with Kenyan roots has been appointed as the publishing director of the Vogue magazine.

Vanessa Kingori a British citizen of Kenyan and Caribbean origin has before worked for one of the world’s most esteemed magazine publishing houses -Conde Nast UK for eight years.

Conde Nast owns 20 of the word’s top media brands such as GQ, wired Vogue and The New Yorker among others. She has also worked at Esquire and the Evening Standard’s ES Magazine.

The award-winning publisher was honoured with an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2016, and is a member of the mayor of London’s Brexit Expert Advisory Panel.

Vogue magazine is one of the most prestigious fashion magazine in the world.

Kingori studied management and sociology at Royal Holloway University of London. After experimenting on career choices, she found her niche in print.