SIL Research is a full-service research company. Located in Napier, Hawke’s Bay we offer both quantitative and qualitative research throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. 


Our primary focus is the delivery of intelligent business research to assist organisations in making informed strategic, tactical and day-to-day decisions.


Dr Virgil Troy (PhD)

Managing Director

Virgil has a wealth of research experience in Market Research and is highly qualified in the execution of strategic research designed to provide you with market insights to leverage your position.

Nataliya Rik (MBChB)

Research Analyst

Nataliya comes from a medical background. She holds a MBChB from Moscow State University and has solid quantitative research experience including clinical trials and infectious diseases studies. 

Maria Blance


Maria ensures the smooth running of day-to-day administration and data management.

Our research and interviewer team comprises a dynamic field force. This means that teams of researchers are recruited and deployed as needed on a research project basis. We house our own call centre from our Napier offices and employ local, New Zealand based interviewers.

This ensures we are able to draw on the required levels of experience and expertise to match the needs of each research project. Because research projects vary across industries and organisations, it is vital that we keep abreast of current research trends.   

To ensure the best fit for your research project, SIL Research draws on extensive resources consisting of local and international expertise in various fields of research. 


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SIL Research

Strategy, Insight, Leverage

Phone: 06 834 1996

Mobile: 0275 359 954

21 Browning Street

Cnr Shakespeare Road & Browning Street, Napier.