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​Tom Bijvoet

Chief Information Officer

Tom Bijvoet is FirstOntario Credit Union’s Chief Information Officer. He is responsible for all areas related to Information Systems Infrastructure, Enterprise Information, Digital Transformation, Application Development, Cybersecurity and IT Governance. 

Tom has two decades of experience within the Canadian credit union system.  He joined FirstOntario in 2013. Before joining FirstOntario 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 Direct Banking 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.