a person responsible for the maintenance of things of cultural or environmental interest eg works of art or historic buildings
Ms Dubois has been appointed principal chief conservator of forests.
a person that is chosen by a court to look after another person's interests. The role of a conservator is similar to that of a guardian, although a conservator has more authority and can make investments in the same way as a trustee.
An interested person can petition the court to appoint a conservator to handle the affairs for a senior.