Dr Emily Finch is the clinical director for the Addictions Clinical Academic Group, and from 2004 to 2007, she was the Clinical Team Leader at the National Treatment Agency (NTA). Emily is also a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Addictions Executive.

In 2012 Dr Finch chaired a joint RCGP RCPsych working group to develop a document defining competencies for doctors working in addictions.