Dr Amos has had a distinguished career in health care delivery since graduating in medicine from the University of Sydney, taking up his current position in 1989, shortly after being appointed a Member of the Order of Australia.

His professional career includes positions with the Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney; membership of the Project Planning Team of Westmead Hospital; General Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer of the Parramatta Hospitals and Chief Executive Officer of the Western Sydney Area Health Service.

His curriculum vitae witnesses membership of a wide range of professional and other associations, including President of the Medical Board of NSW; member of the Australian Medical Association and a member of the Council of the Sydney Church of England Grammar School (Shore).