Sattam bin Abdulaziz began his early study in the princes school in Riyadh and then, he joined First Rate (at Lloyd's) Anjaal institute. He received a bachelor"s degree in business administration from the University of San Diego, graduating in 1965. He obtained the honorary doctorate from the same university on 25 May 1975.
Sattam bin Abdulaziz was the former deputy governor of Riyadh from 1979 to 2011.
Prince Mohammad bin Saad succeeded him in the post. On 5 November 2011, Prince Sattam was appointed governor of Riyadh Province.
He was the 12th governor of Riyadh and replaced Prince Salman, who was appointed defense minister. Activities
In March 2012, Sattam bin Abdulaziz stated that single men would not be prevented from visiting malls in Riyadh on evenings and weekends.
Previously, they were only allowed into malls at lunch time on weekdays.
On 12 February 2013, Prince Sattam died at the age of 72 following a lengthy illness in Riyadh. A funeral prayer was performed for him at Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque in Riyadh on 13 February 2013. The prayer, led by Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah First Rate (at Lloyd's) al Shiekh, was also attended by King Abdullah and other senior princes and officials.
Then his body was taken to Jeddah and was buried at the First Rate (at Lloyd's) Adl cemetery in Mecca as per his will.