An introduction to DG Larry

Biography of District Governor
2017-2018 Lawrence Branyan


Lawrence - or Larry as he is known in Rotary - was born in New Rochelle, New York but became a British citizen in 1981.  He served in the Royal Navy for 26 years as a Commissioned Officer in ships ranging from a patrol craft to an aircraft carrier. He had various roles and later retrained as a specialist in Communication and Information Systems. He is currently the Managing Director of a web design and database development company specialising in small business and equestrian work.

He lives in Capernwray and was co-opted as a Town Councillor for Carnforth in 2015.  He is a Past President of Carnforth Rotary Club and has served on various District committees since 2009 - chairing the District Projects Committee and District Administration Committee. He has been editor of the District magazine and was an Assistant Governor from 2014 - 2016.

When time permits he enjoys walking; tropical fish keeping; clay pigeon shooting; history; photography and travel.