William Amos is the Liberal Member of Parliament for Pontiac. He was elected to the House of Commons in 2015.
Amos is a recognized expert in environmental law and natural resources. For years he has been advocating for environmental protection and sustainable resource development – holding governments and corporations accountable to Canadians. He has also written numerous publications on various environmental law topics and has participated on a number of parliamentary committees.
During his career, Amos has worked in various legal areas throughout the private, public and non-profit sectors. He has been the regional director of a national environmental law charity that offers free legal advice to community groups and individuals regarding environmental matters. He has taught at the University of Ottawa and is a regular guest commentator in the national media.
Active in his community, Amos has been a longtime member of the board of directors for the Chelsea Foundation and Sierra Club Canada. He has also been a volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters and for Santropol Roulant.
Amos holds a Bachelor of Arts and Science from McMaster University, a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of British Columbia and a double degree of civil law and common law from McGill University.