During his law study Leo Schenk was also active as a semi-professional soccer player and fulfilled his compulsory military service at the military intelligence service. Thereafter he was employed at ABN AMRO Bank where he held various positions. At his last position he worked as director for the department Corporate Investments. In 1999 he founded Synergia Capital Partners. As managing director Leo is responsible for the fundraising process and Synergia's participations, such as amongst others Ploeger Oxbo Group and Condoor Group.