Nicholas Bird spent his entire working life in Manchester – in Chartered Accountancy from 1970 to 2019. In later years he was a Senior Partner in a small niche City Centre Practice.
Nicholas was much involved in The Order of St John and St John Ambulance from 1984 to 2008, during which time he was County Treasurer (1984 to 1999), and Chairman of Council in the County (1999 to 2007) respectively. He also held national appointments and was a Member of Council from 2005 to 2008. He was appointed a Knight of the Order of St John and was commissioned as a Deputy Lieutenant in 2001.
In 2014 to 2023, Nicholas was a Trustee of the Greater Manchester High Sheriff’s Police Trust advising them on financial matters.