In 2020, Pierre-Yves Burlot was appointed head of the recovery plan at ADEME responsible for the development and deployment of support mechanisms for ecological transition. In 2019, he joined the cabinet of Brune Poirson, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition, as technical advisor in charge of circular economy and green finance issues. Prior to that, he was Deputy Head of Department in charge of innovation at ADEME. He began his career as a project analyst in the field of energy.
Burlot has a dual academic background in economics, from the Institute of Business Administration in Nantes, and in sustainable development from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.