Engagement of Lady Gabriella Windsor announced by Buckingham Palace

Lady Gabriella Windsor and her fiancee Mr Thomas Kingston after the announcement of their engagement. Credit: Alexandra Diez de Rivera

Lady Gabriella Windsor has got engaged to her boyfriend Thomas Kingston, Buckingham Palace has announced.

Lady Gabriella, whose father Prince Michael of Kent is the Queen’s cousin, is likely to marry her fiance in spring next year, the palace has indicated.

Buckingham Palace said in a short statement: "Prince and Princess Michael of Kent are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter Lady Gabriella Windsor to Mr Thomas Kingston.

"The engagement took place in August, Mr Kingston proposed on the Isle of Sark."

Lady Gabriella, known as Ella to family and friends, is a senior director at Branding Latin America, a brand-positioning platform that specialises in the region.

She is also a writer and contributes to The London Magazine.

Mr Kingston works in frontier market investment and is a director of Devonport Capital.