He is a shrewd, shady character that seems to have a lot to hide. He has long stringy hair and a beard and a southern accent. Later he cleaned himself up to make himself look less like a hillbilly.
He played a big part in the Green Ring Conspiracy, doing several tasks including meeting with Monty Whittaker and Derk Begs, dropping off printing equipment, picking up the paper used to make the counterfeit bills, meeting with Penny Wise to discuss the poster for Uncle Archie's Carnival, and kidnapping Katrina Meltsner.
- He is the so-called guardian to young Buck Oliver.
- According to Paul McCusker, Mr. Skint's last name is a British slang expression for being "broke", or out of money.