Brad Lavigne was the 2011 New Democratic Party's Campaign Director. He served as Principal Secretary and Director of Strategic Communications for the Hon. Jack Layton. He also served as National Director and Communications Director for the New Democratic Party. He is a national media commentator and a regular contributor on CBC News Network's Power & Politics with Evan Solomon. He currently lives in Ottawa where he is Vice President, Public and Corporate Affairs with Hill+Knowlton Strategies.