Definitions of conservator


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.