Chief Administration Officer
Tom Bijvoet leads the support departments which include Information Technology, Digital Solutions, Central Administration, Mortgage Administration, Enterprise Change Management, Operations, and Enterprise Information Services.
Tom has nearly two decades of experience within the credit union system. He previously held the role of Executive Vice-President, Information Technology at FirstOntario and prior to this role, he was the Vice-President, Information Technology and Operations at First West Credit Union/Valley First in British Columbia.
He brings a wealth of experience from both Canada and Europe. Tom was a Business Analyst and IT Manager at ING Bank for both the Homebank and Leasing divisions. He worked in IT and Management Consulting in the Netherlands, UK and Belgium, supporting clients in the banking, insurance and government sectors.
Tom holds an honours degree in Economics and Computing Science from the University of Stirling in Scotland.
His family immigrated to Canada from The Netherlands in 1999. They initially settled in British Columbia before they moved to Ontario. Tom likes to run, travel and spend time with his family.