2021 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum


Žydrūnas Bartkus

Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania


Žydrūnas Bartkus serves in Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania (STT) for more than 22 years so far. In 1999 he started his career in STT Šiauliai Department as an agent (investigator), where later he became the Head of the Criminal Intelligence Division. In 2011 he started position as the Head of the STT Vilnius Department. Later, in the period of 2013 - 2018, he served as First Deputy Director of STT and from 30th of March 2018 became a Director of STT. In the period of service, he participated at international trainings such as: FBI (Budapest, Hungary) – Undercover operations training seminar; CEPOL (Amsterdam) – Leadership development and management of change; Accountability in Government and Business (USA); etc. With his experience, he made a significant contribution by cooperating in initiation of laws and other legal acts that strengthened the fight against corruption in Lithuania. For impeccable and exemplary performance of official duties he has been awarded with the Officer's Cross of the Order of the Grand Duke of Lithuania Gediminas on 6th of July 2019.