Pinder played by Earl Cameron is the second ally of Thunderball. Pinder meets Bond and Leiter where he takes them to his modest headquarters hidden behind a shop in the marketplace of Nassau.
This serves as a base of operations where Q provides Bond with the latest gadgets, the photos taken from the Infra-Red Camera are developed and where plans are made to infiltrate Emilio Largo’s estate Palmyra. Pinder also arranges with the Governor to have an island-wide blackout for a short period of time allowing Bonds attempt to rescue Paula Caplan.
Pinder is a friendly local islander who operates the Bahamas branch of the British Secret Service. While his headquarters is fairly modest, Pinder is resourceful and does his best to help Bond and Leiter in there investigation to find the atomic bombs. §