Žydrūnas Bartkus has accumulated extensive experience at both the national and international level in organizing and implementing anti-corruption and money laundering strategies, creating and improving asset recovery and management systems, promoting inter-institutional and international cooperation. Until 2023 year, Žydrūnas Bartkus worked as the director of the Lithuanian Special Investigation Service, and was also elected and held the position of President of the European Partners Against Corruption (EPAC/EACN), a network uniting over a hundred institutions from almost 40 European countries.